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How do I take cash out of my limited company?

You’ve got your new company up and running and you’ve started trading, but how do you take cash out of your limited company?   The golden rule to remember is that the company is not yours, it’s a separate legal entity to you, and you are effectively an employee, as a director. Equally if you’re […]

Can I claim Christmas gifts to customers as a business expense?

This is a timely question, which we’ve been asked about a lot recently. You want to buy Christmas gifts for your customers and suppliers, but can you claim the gifts as a business expense? If you’re wondering about gifts for employees, check out our blog on Trivial Benefits – which covers the rules around payments […]

What the Autumn 2023 Budget means to you

The Chancellor delivered his Autumn Statement for Growth aimed at building a stronger and more resilient economy. He highlighted that the plan is to “unlock growth and productivity by boosting business investment by £20 billion a year, getting more people into work, and cutting tax for 29 million workers”. But what does that mean to […]

Managing your payroll

You expect the highest standard when it comes to paying your employees, and we are always striving to improve what we do for you. To that end, Kinder Pocock and Your Payroll Manager UK are proud to announce their new working relationship, aiming to deliver an industry-leading payroll and accountancy service. By combining forces the two […]

September 2022 Mini Budget

Today the new Chancellor announced a Mini Budget 2022 to help with the cost of living crisis. Here are the main points that we know so far. As always, more detail will be published in the future, so we don’t have everything yet. This supercedes the Spring Budget announced in March 2022, and includes u-turns […]

Public Holiday declared for the Queen’s Funeral

Sandy Green of The HR Dept has kindly shared this update on the public holiday on 19 September, for The Queen’s Funeral, and your responsibilities as an employer.   We all want to do the right thing, but it is useful to have this guidance. Here are the official arrangements from the Royal family. Dear […]

How do I pay out tips to my staff ?


The rules around tipping and service charges in the hospitality industry can be somewhat daunting, when all you want to know is how to pay out tips to your staff. New legislation now makes it compulsory for employees to receive all tips, gratuities and services from customers, without the employers holding any back for themselves. But how […]