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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 6 April 2020 – Summary of Measures Announced To Date

Last week our Monday update summarised all the measures the UK and Scottish governments have introduced to date. The subsequent daily updates focussed on any additional measures or details announced as the week progressed. This format received positive feedback from clients and we have decided to repeat the same arrangement for this week’s communications. If […]

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Global Stock Markets – What’s Happening?

It was not that long ago when Brexit and the uncertainty associated with our departure from the European Union was the primary topic on the mind of UK investors. Although Brexit had a notable impact on domestic stock markets, its effect pales in comparison to that created by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought the […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 3 April 2020

Another ‘stay at home’ working week is done.  The vast majority of our team are working remotely, supporting clients as always.  We may be living in uncertain times but everyone at GWA is determined to ensure it is business as usual and we continue to provide the guidance and assistance you need. Please do feel […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 2 April 2020 – GWA Requesting More Government Support

No new business support interventions have been announced by either the UK or Scottish governments in the last 24 hours. We have spent a lot of time reviewing the economic measures that have been introduced.  In spite of this support being the most far-reaching in living memory, we are very aware that there are businesses […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 1 April 2020

As we head into the second week of home life and travel restrictions, the number of emergency measures being announced to support our economy is definitely slowing. We would therefore like to take this pause in activity as an opportunity to thank our remarkable clients for your patience and also your many kind words in […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Latest Update 3 July 2020 – Summary of Finance and Business Measures

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 3 July: CJRS how to adjust for overclaims or underclaims made in error;  SEISS claims for second grant open 17 August For each measure we have […]


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VAT Domestic Reverse Charge for the Construction Industry – What You Need to Know

HMRC have announced that the introduction of the VAT Domestic Reverse Charge (reverse charge) for the construction industry has been postponed again. Originally, the reverse charge was to be implemented on 1 October 2019, but was pushed back 12 months until 1 October 2020. The government has now announced a further five-month delay to its […]