Accountancy Blog

Our accountancy blog is updated monthly with our opinions on a variety of issues affecting our clients and the industry sectors we cover.

Shared Parental Leave – a Personal Experience

When couples have a child, many are unaware that equal time off is a legal right. Michael Beveridge and Natalie Weir, who both work at our Berwick office, became the proud parents of Poppy Ann in April 2018. Both were happy to share their experience and hopefully encourage more couples to consider the option. From […]

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Salary Sacrifice and Childcare Vouchers

Giving up part of your monthly pay might sound a little odd, but it can make financial sense. And likewise, for those businesses who look to improve benefits for their employees, salary sacrifice schemes are an option worth considering. What is salary sacrifice? Salary sacrifice schemes allow employers to offer non-cash benefits to employees who […]

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Should I Relocate my UK Business Oversees? – PART II

This is the second part of a two part blog where we attempt to address some of the practicalities that face them. The first part was a general overview and now we will look in more detail at the various trading options open to moving a limited company abroad.

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Should I Relocate my UK Business Oversees?

Brexit, Scottish Independence, the rise of populism and nationalism… we are in, without doubt, one of the most unsettled political eras in recent times. This lack of stability in the political environment has created an incredible amount of restlessness amongst UK businesses as they await decisions from the political elite that could have drastic implications […]

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GWA Focus – Our Haddington Office

The New Year is traditionally a time for evaluating the past and looking towards the future. It is just over a year since the partners of N C Campbell & Co Chartered Accountants and Greaves West & Ayre announced the merger of their practices. We asked Ewan Millar who has been a partner in the […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Latest Update 3 July 2020 – Summary of Finance and Business Measures

This article summarises the business support measures the UK and Scottish governments, along with other NGBs and organisations have introduced as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Last updated 3 July: CJRS how to adjust for overclaims or underclaims made in error;  SEISS claims for second grant open 17 August For each measure we have […]


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VAT Domestic Reverse Charge for the Construction Industry – What You Need to Know

HMRC have announced that the introduction of the VAT Domestic Reverse Charge (reverse charge) for the construction industry has been postponed again. Originally, the reverse charge was to be implemented on 1 October 2019, but was pushed back 12 months until 1 October 2020. The government has now announced a further five-month delay to its […]