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

Raising Awareness of Mental Health

October 10 was World Mental Health Day, a global event with the aim of raising awareness and understanding of better mental health. At GWA we have a dedicated team of staff from all areas of our firm, who look at opportunities where we can promote discussion and introduce activities on how we can be a […]

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Autumn 2019 Staff News

Appointments We are delighted to welcome three new faces to our Accounts team in Berwick, Rowena Kerr, Kirsty Markwell and Sarah Weatherburn joined us in October and November. We also welcome back Laura Fowle to our Wealth Management team from maternity leave following the birth of baby son Mackenzie. Weddings We have a trio of […]

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Greaves West & Ayre’s Joe O’Brien Receives Top Award

Joe O’Brien, who is an independent financial advisor at our Berwick office, has been awarded the Personal Finance Society’s (PFS’s) Fellowship status. Fellowship of the PFS is the most prestigious qualification awarded to those working in the profession and is an accolade that recognises the dedication to work, self-improvement and ability. It shows commitment to […]

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2017/18 HMRC Tax Calculation Revisions

Over the course of the past few weeks a number of GWA clients may have received a 2017/18 tax calculation from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) which includes a revision of your tax liability for the year ended 5 April 2018. We can confirm that we have also received a copy of these letters and […]

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Summer Staff News

We are delighted to welcome three new faces to the GWA team in Berwick. Dawn Barrett has joined our Administration Team and Joe Findlay and Matthew Taylor have joined our Accounts and Tax teams both as trainee Chartered Accountants. GWA’s investment in continued staff development has recently seen some excellent exam successes. In our Wealth […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 7 April 2020

Although no new business support has been announced overnight, we are continuing to receive further clarity on existing measures. Some positive news we have received from a number of clients is that they have applied for and already received funding via the Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund.  If you […]


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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 […]