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

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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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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