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

Coronavirus/Covid19: Important information re. client support

Greaves West & Ayre (GWA) would like to reassure clients and businesses they will be fully supported, wherever possible, during the ongoing Coronavirus/Covid19 outbreak. We understand people’s concerns and want to assure you and your family that we have plans in place to continue to provide the best service and assistance where we can. You […]

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Budget 2020 Headlines

It might have been 499 days since the last Budget. But, delayed by Brexit negotiations Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his first budget speech on 11 March 2020. The Chancellor promised throughout his speech that this was a ‘Budget of a government that gets things done’. There was much to live up to following the government’s […]

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We are celebrating our female trio of Chartered Accountants

Employees and partners at Greaves West & Ayre (GWA) are celebrating the success of three of our staff who have attained their chartered accountant qualifications. Anna Spowart (centre), Sarah Strathdee (left) and Kim Turnbull (right) have all passed a series of demanding examinations in financial management, auditing, business strategy and taxation set by the Institute […]

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Important Changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) from April 2020

As we have previously highlighted in our blog, there are a number of changes being made to the way that Capital Gains Tax (CGT) must be reported and paid following the sale of a second property. For more details read Countdown to new Capital Gains Tax Rules  and 2020 Letting Relief Changes – What You […]

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Introduction of Paid Parental Bereavement Leave

The UK government has confirmed that working parents, and adults with parental responsibility, who suffer the devastating loss of a child will be entitled to two weeks’ statutory leave. Parental Bereavement Leave (PBL) will be introduced on 6 April 2020 and will apply to all employers and businesses, regardless of their size. PBL is available […]

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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 […]