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

Prepare for EU Exit – Government Information Site

As the EU negotiations roll on the uncertainty of what will happen on 29 March 2019 continues to grow. The implications of leaving the EU, either with an agreed deal or no deal, are extensive and diverse. The Government is providing comprehensive information online to help businesses and individuals prepare for the changes ahead. The […]

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Welsh Government takes control of Income Tax rate

In November 2018 HMRC wrote to over two million customers, with their main residence in Wales, telling them about Welsh rates of Income Tax (WRIT) which comes into effect from April 2019.  All people living in Wales who are subject to Income Tax, including individuals who earn below the Income Tax threshold, should have received […]

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Draft Scottish Budget 2019/20 Headlines

With the ongoing and vigorous debate over Brexit at Westminster, it would be all too easy to forget the Scottish Budget which was presented last week. When Finance Secretary Derek Mackay delivered his Budget Statement to the Scottish Parliament on 12 December setting out his plans for tax and spending for the year ahead at […]

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Initial Interpretation of the Autumn Budget 2018

Philip Hammond delivered his second autumn budget on Monday 29 October 2018. He promised a ‘double deal dividend’ if the Brexit negotiations are successful but did state that a full Spring Budget in 2019 may be needed if not.

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Greaves West & Ayre Celebrates its Centenary

In 1918 as the First World War drew to a close Arthur Greaves signed a lease for an office at 1/3 Sandgate, Berwick-upon-Tweed. Greaves was an entrepreneurial accountant based in Newcastle and this was to be a further expansion of his practice which had branches in Alnwick, Amble and Carlisle. “Greaves & Armstrong” opened its […]

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