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

Andrew Ayre Plans his Retirement

GWA’s long-standing partner, Andrew Ayre, will be retiring from the firm at the end of March 2021. Andrew began his accountancy career at GWA in 1978 before becoming a partner in 1988. But Andrew’s association with GWA began three generations previously when Andrew’s grandfather, John T Ayre was part of a group of staff who […]

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Covid-19 and paying your Self Assessment Tax bill

With the 31 January payment date just around the corner for self assessment tax payments, we would like to remind you of your options under the relaxed rules set out by HM Revenue & Customs for those in difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the government’s original Covid-19 relief package, you were […]

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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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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 17 June

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 17 June: Eviction Protection for Commercial Tenants (England only) – the ban on landlords evicting firms for unpaid commercial rent is being extended For each measure […]


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Global Markets Performance Update – 2021 Quarter 1

During a year like no other, we are feeling quite buoyed by how we managed our operations during 2020. The saying “change is the only constant in life” has certainly been proved time and time again over the past 12 months. As we write our latest quarterly update, the sense of optimism feels greater than […]