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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Bed & Breakfast Update

Information correct as of 23 March 2020 It is a worrying time for all businesses during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, none more so for the Bed & Breakfast industry. At present, there is little information in relation to support for the Bed & Breakfast industry or the self-employed. That being said there are measures that you […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 23 March 2020

As the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic increasingly affects day to day life in the UK, last week ended with the Chancellor’s statement on 20 March in which he announced additional measures to allow businesses to support their employees along with further financial assistance. In addition to informing you of financial measures, we also would like to highlight […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 20 March 2020

Following our previous updates, there have been no new measures announced by either the UK or Scottish Government. What we do have is further guidance in connection with the cash grants and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). Business Rates 12-month business rates holiday for all retail businesses If your business rates bill for the […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Business Support Measures: Update 19 March 2020

Further measures have been announced by both the UK and Scottish governments to help combat the economic and business downturn as a result of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. Scotland Specific Measures The Scottish Economy Secretary, Fiona Hyslop, outlined a £2.2 billion support package for Scottish businesses. This will come into effect from 1 April 2020 and […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Business Support Measures

This article provides an overview of government support for businesses across the UK.  Information in relation to GWA’s contingency plans to provide ongoing assistance for clients can be found here.  Over recent days both the Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Scottish Finance Secretary Kate Forbes have announced a package of support for businesses as they combat […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 8 April 2020

We continue to get positive feedback in relation to our daily updates regarding the COVID-19 business support measures. It is good to know they are of help. There have been no new announcements in relation to financial interventions. Our teams are working hard accessing any funds or schemes on behalf of clients, as you will […]


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Avoid the Cost of HMRC Investigation

Tax investigations by HMRC have been on the rise for a number of years. Anyone can be selected for an investigation by HMRC, whether you are a business, a director or an individual taxpayer. What does an investigation involve and why does it happen? Put simply, a tax investigation is when HMRC decides to take […]