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Coronavirus/COVID-19: 11 September Update – Local Lockdown Grants

As the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 increases, so has the number of local lockdowns.  In response, the UK Government has announced new grants to help businesses in England affected by local restrictions. This update also includes information in relation to recent funding announcements local to the North East and Northumberland.  The Restart and […]

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GWA Offices – How we are managing COVID-19

Information correct as of 16 October 2020 Everyone needs to assess and manage the risks of COVID-19. As an employer, we also have a legal responsibility to protect our employees, contractors, clients, and others, from risk to their health and safety. We regularly review the emerging COVID-19 updates and have made major changes to our […]

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Old Mutual Wealth – Technology Upgrade

We would like to make our Wealth Management clients aware that the Old Mutual Wealth Platform is being upgraded later this autumn. This will improve your investment choice and flexibility, cut down the amount of paperwork required for transactions and enhance the customer centre so you can retrieve information about your investments more easily. You […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Deadline for Northumberland County Council Funding

If you are a Northumberland based business, tomorrow (28 August 2020) is an important application deadline for a number of grants and loan opportunities available from Northumberland County Council (NCC).  There are many other local English authorities that have also applied the same deadline date for the funding outlined in this update. There aren’t that […]

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GWA COVID-19 Risk Assessment

Information correct as of 16 October September 2020 Everyone needs to assess and manage the risks of COVID-19. As an employer, we also have a legal responsibility to protect our staff, and others, from risk to their health and safety. You will have seen in our previous updates (Important Client Update COVID-19: Open for Business […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 8 April

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 8 April: more details on the Recovery Loan Scheme For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any of […]


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Private Sector IR35 Changes – Will it impact you?

March 2021 The Government’s controversial legislation to tackle ‘disguised employment’ arrangements goes through an important change from 6 April 2021 which could have a significant impact on anyone who uses a limited company to carry out their services for medium and large businesses. The legislation – commonly referred to as “IR35” – was introduced by […]