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Read our latest Practice News as well as sector specific and accountancy updates from across the UK.

Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 17 June

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 17 June: Eviction Protection for Commercial Tenants (England only) – the ban on landlords evicting firms for unpaid commercial rent is being extended For each measure […]

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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 to help small and medium sized enterprises claim a grant of up to £2,000 for training or professional advice, including from accountants, to adapt to the new customs and tax rules when trading with the […]

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GWA COVID-19 Risk Assessment

Information correct as of 23 April 2021 Everyone needs to assess and manage the risks of COVID-19. As an employer, we also have a legal responsibility to protect our staff, and others, from risk to their health and safety. You will have seen in our previous updates that we have been regularly reviewing the developing COVID-19 […]

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National Minimum Wage Update

March 2021 The UK Government has announced the annual increases in National Minimum Wage rates to apply from 1 April 2021. The biggest change is that the National Living Wage has been extended to include 23 and 24 year olds for the first time; until now it has applied only to those aged 25 or […]

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GWA Staff and Community News Spring 2021

Since our last newsletter we have celebrated the success of two of our colleagues who have attained further professional qualifications. Mark Harrison from our Wealth Management division is now a Chartered Financial Adviser and Muna Kala has become a qualified ACA. We are also celebrating some notable work anniversaries. Trish Melia and Liz Scott have […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 17 June

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 17 June: Eviction Protection for Commercial Tenants (England only) – the ban on landlords evicting firms for unpaid commercial rent is being extended For each measure […]


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Global Markets Performance Update – 2021 Quarter 1

During a year like no other, we are feeling quite buoyed by how we managed our operations during 2020. The saying “change is the only constant in life” has certainly been proved time and time again over the past 12 months. As we write our latest quarterly update, the sense of optimism feels greater than […]