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 [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]

The super-deduction tax relief, explained

As a Limited Company contractor you’ll no doubt find yourself at some point purchasing equipment that’ll enable you to complete your work, and HMRC kindly allow you to offset part of the expenditure against your company profits. As an added [...]

PAYE due on July 22nd 2021

It’s that time of the year again when you must pay your PAYE bill to HMRC. If you pay monthly be sure to pay your bill by the 22nd of the next tax month, and if you pay quarterly to [...]

Your tax year-end checklist

Ensure you make the most of your tax-saving opportunities before April 6th. The end of this tax year is almost upon us, so now is the time to act and ensure you’ve done everything you can to reduce your tax [...]

Budget 2021 – what does it mean for contractors?

Although Rishi Sunak’s budget today didn’t repeal the off-payroll legislation change due in April as we might have hoped, it’s not all bad news for contractors. With the economy expected to recover to pre-Covid level by mid-2022, the Chancellor set [...]

The VAT Deferral Scheme

On February 11th, HMRC announced that they will be launching a new scheme, designed to assist with businesses’ cash flow, as part of their ongoing COVID-19 support. This scheme will allow businesses to defer their VAT liabilities generated between March [...]