James Johnson is a partner at Hillier Hopkins. He is a chartered accountant with over twenty five years experience in accountancy and taxation. His particular expertise focuses on Entrepreneurial and Family Businesses.


7 ways to reduce your corporation tax bill

All limited companies must pay corporation tax on the profits they make, but there are entirely legitimate ways to reduce the amount you pay says James Johnson, a partner at Hillier Hopkins

Sole trader

Setting up as a sole trader – a business is born

Setting up as a sole trader is the preferred option for many businesses starting out. James Johnson guides you through what to do

Buying and selling a company

How to value the goodwill

Accountant James Johnson explains how to value goodwill in your business and the warnings you must heed in doing your calculations