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Our expertise includes property development and investment, house builders, civil engineers and tradesmen and women. We've worked alongside all sizes of business ever since the firm was set up over 100 years ago, always providing solutions specific to each client's requirements.

As with many sectors, tax and accounting issues in this sector are becoming more complex and to provide the best solution for your business requires an integrated approach.

With our extensive services provision we support our property and construction clients with a wide range of business needs including commercial accounting, raising finance and tax planning through to HR, payroll and services.

In addition, our construction industry scheme (CIS) expertise will help you negotiate your way around the complexities of the CIS tax compliance guidelines quickly and easily.

Whether you are a sole trader, a construction company or property investor, there are many areas we can help you with, including:

  • advice on using sub-contractors
  • guidance through complicated VAT rules
  • advice on the best trading structure for your business
  • construction Industry Scheme (CIS)
  • cashflow projections
  • managing costs

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Why Greaves West & Ayre?

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It’s our passion

Everyone at GWA is passionate about providing Quality Advice and Quality Service. In return our clients recommend our services to family, friends and business contacts. Our team can feel proud, knowing that everyone plays a part our our client's success.


We build partnerships

We take the time to get to know you. You’ll receive personal service from the partner matched to your individual needs, who will be your main point of contact throughout your relationship with GWA. It’s the way we have always built client relationships, often going back generations, based on trust, independence and expertise.


We’re always developing

We invest in ongoing training for all our team and keep up to date with technological changes to ensure we meet client needs as the world we operate in changes.