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Vendor initiated management buy out (VIMBO) – do it your way


When looking to sell your business, there are a number of routes you can take. A Management Buy Out (MBO), Management Buy In (MBI) or and Employee Buy Out (EBO) are all feasible options. But…

The future of tipping – a need for clarity


The overriding opinion of restaurant customers in a recent survey was that of confusion and a lack of confidence when it came to leaving tips and paying service charges. 80% of restaurant customer would rather…

WMT team training day – Friday 29th March 2019


From 12 noon on Friday 29th March 2019, the WMT team will be at a half-day training event. We wanted to let you know in advance as during this time our team may be unable to…

New expertise in our personal tax team


We are delighted to announce three new joiners to the WMT Personal Tax Team. Ben Crowley and Michelle Miles both joined during the busy tax return season, with Emma Twynholm joining more recently to support…

End of year tax planning 2018/19


With the self-assessment tax return deadline behind us and the end of the tax year fast approaching, now is the perfect time to review your tax efficiency for the past year and plan for the…

Spring statement 2019 – how does it affect you?


A low-key statement amidst Brexit uncertainty Under normal circumstances the Chancellor’s annual spring statement would have dominated headlines. But amidst the Brexit votes of the day and being so close to the date Britain is…

2019 Spring Statement Highlights


Today Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his last Spring Statement before Britain is due to leave the EU. As expected, there was little in the announcement regarding tax changes for businesses or individuals. There was however…

Last chance for MTD for VAT test run


MTD for VAT starts in April 2019, so this is your last chance to try out the new process before you have to be fully compliant. If you have a VAT registered business and your…

Are you eligible for a business banking switch incentive?


Businesses are being encouraged to switch their Royal Bank of Scotland accounts to an alternative supplier. Are you eligible for a reward for changing your bank?   Business Banking Switch is an incentivised switching scheme.…