I am a secretary of a UK limited company & shareholder in the business. I have taken between £3000-4000, out of the business in cash over the last 6 months & want to hand myself in. The shame & mental strain is killing me. The circumstances of me doing this are as follows: in 2013 my company was targeted by scam advertisers to the sum of £10,000+. This put significant strain on the business & subsiquently we ran up debts with creditors that nearly folded us as a business, but we made it through. The result of this is that since September 2013 I have not taken a wage or been paid. Due to the distress of being targetted by scammers & subsiquent loss of income I suffered a breakdown in July 2013 & had to see doctors for severe depression & suicidal thoughts. Hence with no money coming in & debts mounting up I made a stupid descision & took money from my business (cash) to pay off debts & bills that were mounting up. I fully intended to pay back the money & subsiquently have well over half of the money I took to repay back to the business. I want to know what the best course of action is to take as I have not declared any of this information to my colleagues & partners in the business. I am still a shareholder of £12500 shares in the business & would like to know if I can sell these shares to repay my business partners for the money I took as a settlement to avoid court. If not I am willing to hand myself in & accept punishment for the crime I have committed. My biggest regret is that I did something extremely stupid & didn't ask for help due to my deteriorating mental state. I have no previous convictions & have worked in the community I live in for over 8 years. Any help advice would be appreciated.