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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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Making Tax Digital for VAT update

Since Making Tax Digital (MTD) was announced back in the 2015 budget by George Osborne, we have endeavoured to keep you up-to-date with the details of the roll-out as they have been announced by HMRC. We make no apologies for yet another correspondence regarding this initiative which is the biggest shake-up in taxation legislation for […]

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Celebrating 100 Years

100 years ago a branch office of the Newcastle firm Greaves & Armstrong Accountants was established in Berwick-upon-Tweed. Since then the firm has grown steadily in terms of our size and the services we offer, particularly in the last decade. Now with 12 partners, over 110 staff and offices in England and Scotland, we are […]

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Summer Staff News

Appointments The GWA team continues to grow and we have several new faces across the departments. Andy Colls joins us as Practice Manager, Colya Case-Miller and Mark Thompson are welcome additions to our IT services department and our busy Bookkeeping and VAT team is pleased to have Sandra Spiers and Andrewina Hobson on board. There […]

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Fit for Work

Did you know that there a number of tax incentives which employers can take advantage of to encourage their employees to stay fit? These include; • Operating a cycle to work scheme • Providing gym or leisure facilities for staff at the workplace Further information is available online at

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