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

Old Mutual Wealth – Technology Upgrade

We would like to make our Wealth Management clients aware that the Old Mutual Wealth Platform is being upgraded later this autumn. This will improve your investment choice and flexibility, cut down the amount of paperwork required for transactions and enhance the customer centre so you can retrieve information about your investments more easily. You […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Deadline for Northumberland County Council Funding

If you are a Northumberland based business, tomorrow (28 August 2020) is an important application deadline for a number of grants and loan opportunities available from Northumberland County Council (NCC).  There are many other local English authorities that have also applied the same deadline date for the funding outlined in this update. There aren’t that […]

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GWA COVID-19 Risk Assessment

Information correct as of 21 August 2020 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 (Important Client Update COVID-19: Open for Business and […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 7 August 2020

We are all too aware how rapidly the COVID-19 crisis escalated.  And, equally many of the Government’s funding and grant schemes were implemented rapidly, with urgency rather than clarity being the driver. With that detail now available, HMRC are asking employers and individuals to inform HMRC if they believe they may have overclaimed the Coronavirus […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 15 July 2020

As lockdown restrictions continue to ease across home and business life the levels of perplexity seem to increase. The aim of our updates is to reduce that perplexity.  Today, we have more clarity on the Flat Rate Scheme following on from the VAT changes. Also, reminders concerning the required information that needs to be given […]

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Staff News Summer/Autumn 2020

Appointments Since our last newsletter two new faces have joined our team in Berwick. Diane Lyons has  joined our Accounts team and Loren Veitch has started work alongside our Wealth Management team. In September we also welcomed back Danielle Campbell to our Corporate Services/Tax team following the birth of daughter Evelyn Grace last year. Work […]


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Tax and Crypto Assets

2009 saw the launch of Bitcoin. Originally seen as being just for geeks and possibly hackers, crypto assets are becoming more common and even considered mainstream by many. HMRC has noted this increased interest in crypto assets. If you invest or trade in crypto assets and you pay taxes in the UK, you need to […]