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Remember Remember the End of September

The end of September marks major changes to, a number of the economic measures the government brought in to support businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic including furlough, SEISS and the reduced VAT rate.

COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 14 September 2021

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.

New 1.25% Levy to Cover Social Care Costs

The Government has announced an increase in National Insurance for all taxpayers all taxpayers, businesses and individuals, including the self-employed, to pay for the costs of the NHS and Social Care.

Promotion to Associate for Xin

We are delighted to announce that Xin Zhang was promoted to Associate on 1 September 2021.

Don’t Miss the Child Benefit Deadline

HMRC is reminding parents and carers they have until 31 August 2021 to confirm whether their teenagers are staying in full-time education or training beyond 16.

Future Farming Resilience Fund – Free Advice from Industry Experts

DEFRA has set up a support fund for farmers and land managers as they prepare for agricultural transition as a result of COVID-19 challenges, Brexit and more extreme weather events.

GWA COVID-19 Risk Assessment

Government direction requires that employers with more than 50 employees should publish their COVID-19 risk assessment. You can read GWA's most recent risk assessment here.

The HMRC App

Did you know that there is a HMRC app which provides you with a quick and easy way to access your personal tax information using a mobile device?

GWA Staff and Community News Summer 2021

As things slowly begin to feels a bit more like normal, we are glad to have had a few more opportunities to support some local community projects.

Letter from HMRC re VAT Direct Debit

If you have already already signed up for Making Tax Digital (MTD) you need not take further action. However,…

COVID-19 Business Rates Holiday Winds Down

Early on during the COVID-19 crisis, both the UK and Scottish Governments paused the payment of business rates for…

Time is running out to apply for Brexit Support Fund

On 15 March 2021 the UK Government opened applications for the Brexit Support Fund. This is a £20 million fund…