CW, Midlands??AIt’s a payment in kind, with all the tax implications that entails. Keep life simple: just pay the person?in actual money, then offer them a staff discount on the Champagne they want.
Sahid, South Yorkshire??A It’s a legal requirement that if you have a fire alarm, it needs to be covered by a service contract, so that it responds to a fire effectively – and does not create false alarms for the fire brigade, which can be an offence in itself. If there was a fire at your shop, and you did not have equipment?in place to detect and deal with the fire, you could have a fight with the insurance company’s loss adjustors on your hands – or worse, deal with a claim for corporate manslaughter.