Paul Wormald

Partner, Doncaster

Paul joined Hawsons in 2001 after qualifying with a local firm of accountants and then gaining further experience with two national firms.

He works with clients of differing sizes in the Doncaster office and in a number of sectors including construction, civil and general engineering, haulage and rail, assisting them with practical business and tax advice. Paul also heads up our Charity services in the Doncaster office, and has helped develop our cloud accounting services for the firm.

Paul sits on the firm’s technical standards committee and helps clients where more specialist reporting is required such as Charities and Grant Monitoring.

Away from the office, Paul has a keen interest in sport including cricket, football, rugby (both codes), and races regularly for Rossington Wheelers Cycling Club.

Paul Wormald

Partner, Doncaster

01302 367 262

[email protected]

Paul’s recent articles

Small companies are a vital part of the UK economy

Small companies are a vital part of the UK economy. In 2015 it was estimated that there were nearly 5.4m small businesses in the UK. These in turn provided almost half of all private sector jobs – more than 12m – and produce an annual turnover of £1.2 trillion, 33% of...

Hawsons fundraise for Children In Need with charity bake-off!

Across all of our three offices, Hawsons have been fundraising for Children In Need with a dress-down day as well as a charity bake-off.  A big thank you to all those who entered the baking competition which was judged by Hawsons' Healthcare Partner, Scott Sanderson...

The benefits of Cloud Accounting

Cloud accounting is the use of accounting software where your data and software is stored on the cloud rather than your hard drive. It can be accessed remotely from any device that has internet access, much like your internet banking. As your business grows, one of the key questions you will ask yourself is: “how can I prioritise my time?” and rightly so, with not having enough hours in the day is one of the key challenges many small business owners face. This is where Cloud accounting can help your business. Here are just a few ways where our online client accounting software can help your business:

Haulage fleet finance

How to finance a fleet of lorries is a big decision for all haulage businesses and there is a lot of advice floating around about how to finance vehicles. Tractor units cost money and the numbers are never small! The options available all have their good and bad...

Grants for food and drink manufacturers in the East Midlands

Grants for food and drink manufacturers have been made available by 'The Food and Drink Forum' along with the FEAST project. 'The Food and Drink Forum' has secured funding for the next three years which offers a range of useful services. What are these services? There...

Avoiding Grant Gremlins

Grant audits and examinations can be highly technical, specialised, and subject to very detailed reporting requirements and specified work programmes. Below we highlight 6 practical points to help you avoid those 'Grant Gremlins' that can cause hold ups in reporting...

Hawsons’ partners take part in international football tournament

Two of Hawsons partners, Simon Bladen and Scott Sanderson, took part in an International 'World Cup style' tournament in Paris, France, over the weekend Simon and Scott represented the UK team of HLB International - a worldwide network of independent professional...

Brexit: implications for rail, haulage, aviation and ports

It has now been over a month since the UK voted for Brexit and many business that operate in the UK transport and logistics sector may still be thinking about how Brexit may impact them. In general, there is a balance between the common perceived benefits of EU...

Challenges for transport and logistics firms in 2016

Employing more than 1.8 million people across the UK and servicing nearly every other commercial sector, transport and logistics firms continue to be very important to the nation’s growth. Confidence remains cautiously optimistic in the sector with continuing...

Hawsons launch new exit planning service

Hawsons Chartered Accountants are pleased to announce the launch of a new exit planning service. The service is aimed at owner managed businesses looking to realise the maximum value of their business as they exit the business in the next 5 years. It puts a structure...

Keep on route through the haulage tax minefield

There have been some recent changes in the employment tax landscape affecting the road haulage industry and keeping the right side of the pitfalls could prove trickier than negotiating the M25 on a Friday afternoon. The key areas of risk for hauliers centre around the...

Business benefits of donating to charity – including tax breaks

This article provides detailed guidance to some of the business benefits of donating to charity, with a particular focus on tax breaks, recruitment and retention and customer/client engagement. Purpose of this article For business owners: the benefits of donating to...

The Shaw Report’s recommendations – an accountant’s perspective

March 2016 saw Nicola Shaw’s much anticipated report into how Network Rail should be financed in the future published - "The Shaw Report" - formally entitled The Future Shape and Financing of Network Rail. The need for The Shaw Report was prompted by the decision by...

Cuts in public funding to hit small charities hardest

New research has shown that the smallest charities in the UK – those with annual incomes of between £25,000 and £1m – have been the worst affected by the recent cuts in public funding. Smaller charities the hardest hit Recent research published by the Lloyds Bank...

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