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

Staff News Summer/Autumn 2020

Appointments Since our last newsletter two new faces have joined our team in Berwick. Diane Lyons has  joined our Accounts team and Loren Veitch has started work alongside our Wealth Management team. In September we also welcomed back Danielle Campbell to our Corporate Services/Tax team following the birth of daughter Evelyn Grace last year. Work […]

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Important Changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

With lockdown measures easing, the property market is returning to something like normality. It is therefore worth reminding anyone thinking of completing property transactions of those recent changes that have taken effect over the past few months. 30-day Deadline As of 6 April 2020, you now have a period of 30 days from the date […]

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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: 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 […]