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There are many different superstitions related to leap years and 29 February. From the well-known tradition of women proposing to men and the less well known old Scottish saying “leap year was ne’er a good sheep year.” However there is one question that should be taken more seriously. Are employees entitled to an extra day’s […]
Yesterday the Scottish Parliament saw the Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Kate Forbes, deliver her maiden Budget speech. The event proved to be unique as it was the first ever Scottish Budget delivered prior to its UK equivalent. As a result, the full picture remains unclear until the UK Budget on 11 March. […]
The Government has announced that the National Living Wage (NLM) and the National Minimum Wage (NMW) are to increase from April 2020. The increased rates were recommended by the Low Pay Commission, an independent body that advises the government about the NLM and NMW. The important figures are as follows: the National Living Wage (for […]
Throughout our 100-year history we have supported the neighbourhoods surrounding Berwick upon Tweed and Haddington where our offices are located. We believe it’s important to give back to our local communities and we take pride in our support of many of our area’s organisations. As we wrap up 2019 and wave farewell to our centenary […]
October 10 was World Mental Health Day, a global event with the aim of raising awareness and understanding of better mental health. At GWA we have a dedicated team of staff from all areas of our firm, who look at opportunities where we can promote discussion and introduce activities on how we can be a […]