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Can I employ my kids in my limited company?

kid working with laptop

Hands up if you hear “I’m booooooooooored” on repeat 24/7 from the kids during the school holidays?  It can be mutually beneficial for you and your children to get them involved in working for your limited company. Now, of course, we’re not talking about the little little ones. Cute as they are to have around, […]

Extended Furlough Support for Lockdown 2.0

Extended furlough support

Halloween has turned out to be a nightmare for many business owners with the announcement of a second national lockdown. The only saving grace is we’ve already lived through a national lockdown with little notice and no idea how to cope.  This time We have a few days notice and many businesses will be much […]

Why do I need to pay an accountant to set up my limited company when I could do it myself?

Building bricks

There are a few different options when it comes to setting up a limited company, the most common being: Your accountant sets it up for you You use an online formation company You set it up yourself with Companies House and HMRC When you have the option to do it yourself, you may be wondering […]

Job Support Scheme – Continued Help for Employers

Job Support Scheme

*The Job Support Scheme has now been delayed due to the second national lockdown – the Furlough Scheme has been extended – check out the details in our extended furlough support blog* The Job Support Scheme was announced as part of the Winter Economy Plan on Thursday 24th September.  And then amended on Thursday 22nd […]

How to use a directors loan to take money out of your business

taking money out of the business

As the Director of a Limited Company, it is possible to owe your company money.  You’ll know that one of the benefits of being a limited company is that your business finances are entirely separate from your personal finances, so you’re protected from financial liability. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to take money out […]

I want to raise team morale and treat my staff – are presents for employees tax deductible?

giving employees a gift

Times are hard right now for employees. Everyone’s trying to make it through the fog and adapt as best as possible, while retaining some semblance of sanity!  Treating your staff can be a good way of raising morale through any hardship. A gift can show you’re thinking about an individual, or can help to bond […]

You don’t have to choose between your personal life and your business

Birthday cakes or books?

Once more for the exhausted parents in the back… you do not need to choose between your personal life and your business.  As a firm of accountants who are mostly parents too, we know the struggle is real. You have goals for yourself as an individual, goals for your family life, and goals for your […]