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GWA Staff and Community News – Winter 2020

Appointments and Work Anniversaries We have a new and a not-so-new addition to our Berwick office. We are pleased to welcome David Simpson to our growing Wealth Management department. David joined us in November as Business Development Consultant, adding strength to our existing team which provides our clients with expert financial advice. We also welcome […]

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Extension of Furlough and COVID-19 Business Loans

Information as of 17 December 2021 In light of the ongoing impact of COVID-19 the Chancellor has announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been extended until end of April 2021. In addition, the government is extending the application period for their      COVID-19 loan schemes until 31 March 2021. Coronavirus Job […]

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Check your Insurance Policy for Business Interruption Claims

The impacts of COVID-19 on small businesses has been far reaching, with mandated closures and disruptions leading to substantial financial losses. Many businesses will have therefore looked to the business interruption options in their insurance policies to offset some of the losses. If you have not done so, you may wish to review your policies […]

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Respond to SEISS trading cessation emails by 20 November

Information as of 20 November In October, HMRC emailed approximately 24,000 self employed individuals who had made a claim via the Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) asking if they were still trading. If you have received such a notification, HMRC require a response by 20 November, which is via an online form, or you […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: 17 November Update – Funding for Businesses Affected by Latest Restrictions

As the news is announced in relation to the increased restrictions in certain areas of Scotland, information confirming that applications are now open for funding available to businesses affected by today’s statement as well as earlier restrictions will be welcome by many. Similar funding was announced by the UK Government last week and we have […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 8 April

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 8 April: more details on the Recovery Loan Scheme For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any of […]


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Private Sector IR35 Changes – Will it impact you?

March 2021 The Government’s controversial legislation to tackle ‘disguised employment’ arrangements goes through an important change from 6 April 2021 which could have a significant impact on anyone who uses a limited company to carry out their services for medium and large businesses. The legislation – commonly referred to as “IR35” – was introduced by […]