Entries by Matthew Johnson

Joint venture engineers bright future

Two well-established metalwork, engineering and fabrication businesses have come together in a new joint venture that is set to open up new markets and opportunities. WNJ played a key role in advising both Coppull-based Morgan Bros (Metalwork Solutions) and J L Engineering (Rixton) in agreeing a joint venture arrangement. Morgan Bros is a third-generation family […]

MTD – nothing to be scared of!

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is nothing to be scared of – and digital accounting could actually save you and your business time and money. That was the message of our free interactive workshop for small business owners which we held with The Business Clinic in Preston earlier this month. The aim of the presentation given […]

2018 Budget Summary

We are delighted to announce our summary of the key announcements in the Budget 2018 statement, made on Monday, 29 October. Expectation leading up to the Budget had been for tax rises, with various revenue raising options discussed ahead of the statement. Despite this, the headline changes announced by the Chancellor included some good news […]

On course for MTD

There will be no further delay to the government’s ‘Making Tax Digital’ (MTD) drive – despite the fears of small business leaders. That was the strong message from Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst, quoted in an article in The Timesnewspaper earlier this month. A number of organisations have been warning that businesses are not ready to […]

Planning ahead

The summer of 2018 is shaping up to be one that will be remembered for years to come, mostly for the cracking weather and an unexpected glut of goals by the England football team in the World Cup.  It’s also proving to be a period of growth for Lancashire planning consultancy De Pol Associates, which […]