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

Paul’s recent articles

Self-driving lorries heading to UK roads by the end of 2018

Self-driving convoys of lorries are set be tested on some of Britain’s public roads late next year, after similar testing was carried out in Europe two years ago. The trucks will be wirelessly linked, which will allow them to synchronise braking and...

Trustees…Be Warned! New Charity Commission warnings

The Charity Commission used newly granted powers for the first time in mid-August to issue an official warning to the Trustees of a national charity. The matters picked up on by the Commission in their warning to the National Hereditary Breast Cancer...

How to value your road haulage business this summer

The summer vacation can be a time of reflection for the business owner. Away from the day to day demands of the office, there is chance to give an overview of how that business is performing, where it is heading over the coming years, and what that...

What businesses need to know about the new GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to come into force from May 2018. It will replace the current Data Protection Act and is the biggest overhaul of data protection legislation for over 25 years. GDPR will change the way organisations...

Hauled before the Commissioner

A recent news release from the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC) has highlighted the need for haulage firms to ensure they have the right working relationship with their drivers. A haulier based in Southampton was given an ultimatum by the OTC to demonstrate...

Tony Nickson joins Hawsons as VAT Consultant

Hawsons are pleased to announce that Tony Nickson has joined the firm as a VAT Consultant. Tony was formerly a VAT Officer in Customs and Excise and then Higher Officer in HMRC. After 20 years of working in the VAT office, Tony has gained a wealth of knowledge of VAT...

Staff from Hawsons Endeavour to help!

On Friday 16 June, Hawsons staff enjoyed a day out helping the Sheffield based charity, Endeavour, by carrying out various tasks such as gardening, cleaning, stripping paint and even dismantling a canoe rack. Endeavour have been working with some of England's...

Railfreight – Where are we going next?

April saw the publication of Network Rail's Freight Network Study which looked at the current state of the sector, the value of railfreight to the wider economy and identified key priorities for the future. The study recognised both the 70% increase in railfreight...

Ask and you will receive… Maybe – Brexit and Transport

With the Prime Minister's finger hovering over the Article 50 trigger, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) launched its Brexit Manifesto in February to outline its "key asks" from the negotiation process. The main themes emerging from the manifesto are: The need...

Transport and Logistics 2017 Budget review and analysis

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented the last Spring Budget on Wednesday 8 March 2017. In his speech the Chancellor was keen to point out that he wanted the tax system to be fair, particularly in relation to the distinction between employed and self-employed...

Reported cut in grant funding for rail freight operators

Proposals announced recently by the Department for Transport may have a major impact on rail freight operators and force more lorries on to the roads. In 2016/17, a total of £19.9m was awarded to freight operators under the Mode Shift Revenue Support Scheme (MSRS)....

What’s up the road and down the line in 2017 for transport?

Paul Wormald, Partner and transport specialist at Hawsons, takes a look at what the future may hold for two key elements of the transport sector in 2017. Haulage General economic outlook On a global level, we are predicted to be in for another year of weak if any...

Stephen Allender joins Hawsons as Senior Tax Manager

Hawsons are pleased to announce that Stephen Allender has joined the firm as a Senior Tax Manager. Stephen is a Chartered Tax Advisor and member of the Association of Taxation Technicians. He has worked in tax since 1997 having gained a wealth of experience working...

Transport and Logistics Autumn Statement 2016 review

Philip Hammond presented his 2016 Autumn Statement on Wednesday 23rd November. His speech set out both tax and economic measures. In this article we look at some of the measures that may affect the Transport and Logistics sector. In Summary (general): the government...

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