News Archive – 2021

Tax-free Christmas gifts and staff arty
Keep your workplace Christmas gifts and celebrations tax-free. Want to avoid the taxman's naughty list this year? Follow our guidelines to take advantage of trivial benefits rules for seasonal gifts and parties for your staff. Christmas gifts Under the trivial benefits rules, employers can treat their teams with an item of value that does not
Find out more
Wilder Coe supporting homeless charities
Did you know in 2020 that an estimated 2,688 people could be rough sleeping on any given single night in England? The pandemic hit many people hard, and thousands lost their homes. The Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) counted 11,018 people were sleeping on the streets in London between April 2020 and March 2021.
Find out more
Well according to a recent Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT), yes, they should. In this latest case, a taxi driver in Watford was employed by a firm, which dictated that as part of his conditions of employment he was required to provide a vehicle and uniform, both of which were rented from a company associated with
Find out more
Self-Assessment taxpayers have been warned to be on their guard against fraudsters trying to steal their information. Over the last year, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) received nearly 900,000 reports from the public about suspicious HMRC contact, which included phone calls, texts or emails. More than 100,000 of these were phone scams, while over 620,000
Find out more
For busy small businesses, a PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) offers a simpler alternative to pay your employees. It allows you to make one annual payment to cover all the tax and National Insurance due on minor, irregular or impracticable expenses or benefits for your workforce. According to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), if you get a PSA for these items, you
Find out more
Campaigners are angry over the fact that more and more people will be drawn into paying Inheritance Tax (IHT), after a big rise in receipts. They are angry that Chancellor Rishi Sunak has frozen the IHT nil rate band and residence nil rate band at £325,000 and £175,000, respectively, until 2026, while the value of
Find out more
Every year many of us decide to set a New Year’s resolution. Perhaps it is losing weight, going vegetarian or putting extra money away in your savings. Of course, inevitably, life can get in the way and it is easy to lose track of the promises you set yourself. However, if there is one goal,
Find out more
The final stage of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is just a few short months away. From 1 April 2022, even the smallest VAT registered business will need to comply with the quarterly digital recording and reporting of VAT – including those below the £85,000 VAT threshold who are voluntarily registered. Millions of UK
Find out more
company set up correctly
Are you confident you have your company set up correctly?  Creating a company places significant responsibilities on a director with accompanying corporate governance obligations. Ian Saunders, Head of Company Secretarial, looks at why directors must be accurate when supplying information during and post-incorporation. Starting up a new company may seem relatively easy with Companies House.
Find out more
Journey to Partner - Caryl King celebrates promotion
After her recent promotion, Caryl King shares her story and advice she’s learnt throughout her career journey to Partner. Joining in 2008 to start the audit training programme, Caryl’s path at Wilder Coe spans nearly 14 years. Although Caryl’s degree from the University of York is in Economics and Finance, becoming a chartered accountant wasn’t
Find out more
businesses must tackle climate change together
In November 2021, the UK is hosted its biggest and most significant summit to tackle climate change. COP stands for Conference of the Parties, and COP26 is the 2021 edition of the United Nations annual conference around climate change. COP26 is the most significant event around climate issues since COP21 (the 2015 United Nations climate
Find out more
For years businesses on the British high street have been calling for reforms to the business rates system. The Chancellor has finally announced new measures in the Autumn Budget that he claims will reduce the burden of business rates in England by over £7 billion over the next five years. The reforms are intended to
Find out more

Subscribe to news

If you would like to see full details of our data practices please visit our Privacy Policy and if you have any questions please email

The Government continues to freeze both the personal allowance and the higher-rate income tax thresholds – leading to an increase in the number of higher-rate taxpayers this year. The result of 'fiscal drag' – a phenomenon where tax thresholds fail to keep up with inflation or wage growth – the freeze will continue to increase
Find out more


Founded by Managing Director Neil Sebba and Angelina Harrison (Brand Director) in 2020, BNW Food… Read more “Tossed”

Neil Sebba
BNW Foods Limited t/a Tossed

Longspur Capital

Harry Bond, CEO & Founders at Longspur Capital, has worked in clean energy for 12… Read more “Longspur Capital”

Harry Bond
CEO & Founder

Caddington & Slip End (CaSE) Community Trust

Mark Patchett specialises in setting up and running Community Trusts, usually in partnership with either… Read more “Caddington & Slip End (CaSE) Community Trust”

Mark Patchett
Stewardship Project Manager

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Mark Patchett specialises in setting up and running Community Trusts, usually in partnership with either… Read more “Ebbsfleet Development Corporation”

Mark Patchett
Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Bevis Marks Synagogue Heritage Foundation

As this was the first set of accounts for the Bevis Marks Synagogue Heritage Foundation,… Read more “Bevis Marks Synagogue Heritage Foundation”

Howard Martin
Bevis Marks Synagogue Foundation

Renewables Asset Company

Wilder Coe is a boutique company, and I think that a bespoke relationship has facilitated… Read more “Renewables Asset Company”

Renewables Company

Fashion Fragrances & Cosmetics Ltd

I have to admit that my lifeline at Wilder Coe has really been critical through… Read more “Fashion Fragrances & Cosmetics Ltd”

Bayly Ledes, President and CEO
Fashion Fragrances & Cosmetics UK Ltd


Wilder Coe keeps us ahead of changing legislation, so we have time to implement the… Read more “ASUS UK”

Tracy Evans
ASUSTek (UK) Ltd

AQUA Carpatica UK Ltd

As a small yet thriving business, Wilder Coe has been the perfect solution for all… Read more “AQUA Carpatica UK Ltd”

Mihail Traista
AQUA Carpatica UK Ltd

The MBS Group Ltd

MBS has used the payroll services of Wilder Coe for more than 10 years. Throughout… Read more “The MBS Group Ltd”

Victor Benigson – Managing Partner, The MBS Group Ltd

Outfit7 Brit Ltd

Our previous payroll provider were constantly late with reports and didn´t respond to our requests… Read more “Outfit7 Brit Ltd”

 Peter Dolenc – Vice President of Finance, Outfit7 Brit Ltd

Mueller Company International Holdings LLC

In a former Company, we used Wilder Coe for payroll provision and always received an… Read more “Mueller Company International Holdings LLC”

Martin Topps – Vice President - International Sales, Mueller Company International Holdings LLC

Bottled Science Ltd

We have very much appreciated the support Wilder Coe have provided to us regarding our… Read more “Bottled Science Ltd”

Gary Williamson – CFO, Bottled Science Ltd

Asustek (UK) Ltd

I have found the Payroll team at Wilder Coe to be helpful, professional and flexible.… Read more “Asustek (UK) Ltd”

Liz Jones – HR Manager, Asustek (UK) Ltd

Xero sets the bar high according to Configure One

Configure One is one of the most successful providers of pioneering product configuration, pricing and… Read more “Xero sets the bar high according to Configure One”

Jon Lidbury, European Managing Director, Configure One™

Flame Distribution Ltd

As the distribution arm of Sydney based television production company Flame Productions, Flame Distribution Ltd… Read more “Flame Distribution Ltd”

Edmund Henning, Finance Director, Flame Distribution Ltd

Optigreen Ltd

Optigrün International AG are at the forefront of the green roof system solutions market, installing… Read more “Optigreen Ltd”

Stefan Zeller, Optigreen Ltd

Need help? Contact us today

If you would like to see full details of our data practices please visit our Privacy Policy and if you have any questions please email