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

Autumn 2019 Staff News

Appointments We are delighted to welcome three new faces to our Accounts team in Berwick, Rowena Kerr, Kirsty Markwell and Sarah Weatherburn joined us in October and November. We also welcome back Laura Fowle to our Wealth Management team from maternity leave following the birth of baby son Mackenzie. Weddings We have a trio of […]

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Greaves West & Ayre’s Joe O’Brien Receives Top Award

Joe O’Brien, who is an independent financial advisor at our Berwick office, has been awarded the Personal Finance Society’s (PFS’s) Fellowship status. Fellowship of the PFS is the most prestigious qualification awarded to those working in the profession and is an accolade that recognises the dedication to work, self-improvement and ability. It shows commitment to […]

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2017/18 HMRC Tax Calculation Revisions

Over the course of the past few weeks a number of GWA clients may have received a 2017/18 tax calculation from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) which includes a revision of your tax liability for the year ended 5 April 2018. We can confirm that we have also received a copy of these letters and […]

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Summer Staff News

We are delighted to welcome three new faces to the GWA team in Berwick. Dawn Barrett has joined our Administration Team and Joe Findlay and Matthew Taylor have joined our Accounts and Tax teams both as trainee Chartered Accountants. GWA’s investment in continued staff development has recently seen some excellent exam successes. In our Wealth […]

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New Defibrillators in Berwick and Haddington Offices

Several members of staff recently undertook First Aid Training Level 3 and as part of this were trained in using a defibrillator. As a result, we have recently installed a defibrillator in both our Berwick and Haddington offices and there is also one in the Three Counties office in Chester le Street. All units are […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Latest Update 11 August 2020 – Summary of Finance and Business Measures

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  11 August: Kick-starting Tourism  For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any of the measures and you will […]


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Global Market Investment Update – 2020 Quarter 2

Following a severe sell-off in the first quarter of the year, the second quarter proved to be very strong for equity and credit markets alike.  The markets were bolstered by the huge stimulus provided by global central banks and were further buoyed by the reopening of economies. Additionally, risk hedges, such as sovereign debt and […]