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19 Jun 2020

Former Director Returns To Bishop Auckland Based Accountants

Mitchells Grievson are pleased to announce the return of Andrew Houghton in the role of Business Development Manager.

12 May 2020

Self Employment Income Support Scheme Urgent Update

Last week the government started contacting self-employed people who they think could be eligible for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), based on the information provided in the 2018 to 2019 tax return. They have produced an online checker which will quickly confirm whether you are eligible and will give you a specific date from which you can make a claim.

05 May 2020

Local Business Grant Fund Scheme Top-up

A discretionary fund has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme.

28 Apr 2020

Coronavirus Bounce Back Loans

Yesterday the chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a 100% state backed loan for small firms.

14 Apr 2020


You may have received an email from HMRC last week with regards to the CJRS, this is the scheme which allows employers to reclaim 80% of furloughed employees wages up to a maximum of £2,500 per employee (plus related employer costs National Insurance and pension). The details of the scheme can be found on the Government website.

27 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Job Retention Scheme

Late last night HMGov and HMRC released the Guidance around the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

26 Mar 2020


A number of Councils are now launching the grant schemes. From looking at each of the below links each Council is doing it their own way and therefore despite the Government advice that this should be automatic it would appear in some instances you need to actually apply.

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Update

We understand that there is a lot of uncertainty and worry at the moment about the potential impact of the Coronavirus, both on all of us personally and our businesses.

19 Dec 2019

Private Resident Relief: Cliff-edge trap for separating couples

A change to the private residence relief (PRR) rules in April 2020 means an increasing number of home owners will be caught in the capital gains tax (CGT) net. Married couples who are separating are especially at risk. What can you do to reduce the effect of the new rule?

12 Dec 2019

Christmas Charity Cheer

Over the festive period this year, Mitchells Grievson Chartered Accountant staff members have been supporting multiple local charities including: My Sisters Place, St Cuthbert’s Hospice and Neoangels. Each charity holds a place in the hearts of our staff and everyone has been generous in supporting these extremely worthy causes.

28 Nov 2019

Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA) Standards and Regulations: Accounts Rules Changes

With the introduction of the new SRA Standards and Regulations on the 25 November there will be many in the profession who breathed a sigh of relief with the vast reduction in the number of accounts rules.

17 Oct 2019

Pay Capital Gains Tax on property within 30 days

Residential property owners have had their fair share of tax changes recently, however there is a further matter on the horizon which seems to have gone under the radar with less than 6 months until the rule change comes into effect.

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