Can my Limited Company contribute to my pension?

When you’re busy working you’ll want to know that your future is taking care of, usually in the form of a pension. But can you contribute to a personal pension from a Limited Company? In this blog we explore just that, to [...]

The Autumn Statement 2023

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has just finished delivering his Autumn Statement 2023, which he’s hailed a ‘huge boost’ for British competitiveness in his statement for growth. A series of measures were announced with the ‘overall impact of £20bn a year within [...]

Can you claim your festive party as a business expense?

It’s that time of year again when things start to get festive and many Limited Company directors start planning their annual ‘do’. HMRC are somewhat generous when it comes to events, as staff entertainment is considered an allowable business expense, [...]

Team Aardvark completed their sky dive for Dorset Mind

Last year the Aardvark Accounting team took on the 3-Peaks Challenge and raised over £2,500 for a great cause. This year we set our sights even higher (15,000ft higher to be exact!), and aimed to raise £3,000 for a charity [...]

Business Bank Account FAQs

What’s the difference between my personal bank account and a business bank account? When you set up a business it’s a great idea to get a separate business bank account set up. Your business and personal affairs, including finances, are [...]

How much tax can you expect to pay on electric cars?

Electric cars were once a thing of the future, and it was rare to see one out and about on our roads. But now, more and more people are purchasing them, with charging points being the norm in supermarket and [...]

The Spring Budget 2023

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered a ‘Budget for Growth’ after the Office for Budget Responsibility forecast a stronger than expected performance from the UK economy this year with inflation continuing to fall. Driving business investment The Chancellor announced a £27 billion [...]


National Insurance & Tax Tax-free personal allowance - £12,570 Basic rate – 20% up to £37,700 Higher rate – 40% - from £37,701 to £125,140 Additional rate – 45% - above £125,140 National Insurance [...]

Business expenses through a Limited Company

Running a business comes with its costs and sometimes it isn’t always clear which of these costs are tax deductible. To help, we have created a short and informative guide about commonly claimed expenses. Understanding how reclaiming expenses works [...]


The mini budget - what it means for contractors Well that was a big U-TURN affecting the contracting industry! The (not so) mini-budget delivered by new Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng last Friday, had a lot more in it than anyone expected. Repeal [...]

Borrowing money from your Limited Company

There may be times when you’ll need to borrow money from your Limited Company, but how do you go about doing so and what are the associated tax risks from doing so? Plus, is there anything you need to be [...]