Category: News

Oil prices on the rise: act now to save

The “new normal” that we find ourselves living at present has led to much political, scientific and economic squabbling over the best course of action in various industries.  The global Coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the world of business is showing no sign of slowing.  But, Easter weekend saw an unusual

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Tender Opportunity

  Great Annual Savings Group is currently seeking tenders for the following work: One supplier to offer a turnkey solution for the fit out of our new head office premises. Contract Start Date 17/02/2020 Expression of interest deadline 04/02/2020 Tender submission deadline 04/02/2020 For further information or to place an

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Great Annual Savings Apprentices

GAS welcomes fifth cohort of apprentices to award-winning scheme

Award-winning apprenticeship provider, Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) has opened its doors to four apprentices ready to take on the world of work. This month marked the group’s fifth intake after scouring the North East to find the brightest and best candidates. After complying with strict selection criteria, four applicants

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Charity Awards

North East Firm Makes Double Award Scoop for Charity Work

Great Annual Savings Group has been presented with two awards for its contribution to local charities. On Tuesday 5 November, Seaham-based Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) became the first recipient of the Winskill Award, after recently receiving the Payroll Giving Quality Mark highest level Diamond Award.

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Charities honour GAS after £45K staff donation

The Group’s incredibly generous work force have outdone themselves by raising more than £45,000 in 12 months for three charities in the region. Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) employees have raised funds for their three chosen charities through a series of activities, events and payroll giving.  Two of the charities

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Paul JohnsonGroup Financial Director

Paul Johnson is very much a home-grown talent.

He joined Great Annual Savings Group in its infancy, fresh from a youth career as a professional footballer with Hartlepool United.  He quickly established a reputation within the business and aced all required accountancy qualifications in the space of four years to become the Group’s Management Accountant.

Several successful projects later, Paul was promoted to Head of Finance.  When the former FD left GAS, he took on the mantle of the business’ most senior finance professional; boasting a string of incredible achievements all under the age of 30.


“I have witnessed phenomenal growth at the Group over the many years I’ve worked here and I’m looking forward to guiding the Group into an exciting new chapter.”

Interesting fact:

Paul made his professional debut for Hartlepool United against Bournemouth in the Football League.  Some say Danny Ings still resides in his pocket to this day.