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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 8 April

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 8 April: more details on the Recovery Loan Scheme For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any of […]

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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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Can You Benefit From the New Super-deduction Tax Relief?

You may have seen in the recent Budget announcement the introduction of a new super-deduction tax relief. This new temporary tax relief of up to 130% applies on qualifying capital asset investments and will be in place from 1 April 2021 until 31 March 2023. The aim, according to the Chancellor, is to encourage investment […]

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UK Budget 2021 – Headlines

When the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered Budget 2021 yesterday and set out the UK Government’s plans for recovery, many of us probably felt we knew what to expect, thanks to the various leaks and announcements over the last few days. Acknowledging the pandemic had “fundamentally altered” people’s lives, he said he would do “whatever it […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 8 April

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 8 April: more details on the Recovery Loan Scheme For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any of […]


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Private Sector IR35 Changes – Will it impact you?

March 2021 The Government’s controversial legislation to tackle ‘disguised employment’ arrangements goes through an important change from 6 April 2021 which could have a significant impact on anyone who uses a limited company to carry out their services for medium and large businesses. The legislation – commonly referred to as “IR35” – was introduced by […]