Read our blog posts below for information and advice on company formations, VAT registration, company types, business banking, and many other aspects of starting and building your business.

There are different rules for different types of business, so as a sole trader do you need a business name? The quick answer is no, although it can be beneficial to have a separate business name. 

21st July 2022

It is possible to change the name of your existing limited company. The registration number and date of incorporation will remain the same but the registered name will change and providing your chosen new name is available to be registered.

14th June 2022

The term offshore refers to a business entity established outside the area where the business owner resides. An offshore company conducts all of its transactions outside the borders where it is incorporated. It is owned and exists as a non-resident entity, therefore meaning it is not liable to local taxation.

17th May 2022

In order to comply with the rules under the Companies Act 2006, there is a lot to think about when forming a limited company. One obligation is that your company must affix or paint its name on the outside of its registered office and every office, factory or place in which its business is carried out.

20th April 2022

If you don't know how to draft the minutes of the first board meeting we can advise and prepare the appropriate legal documents for your signature.

20th April 2022

It is a common concern that if your company begins to fail, you could be affected personally with debt. Registering as a limited company can therefore give you added protection should things go wrong.

20th April 2022

The Companies Act has many safeguards for your protection, and all limited companies are now formed in accordance with its provisions. By law a limited company is a separate legal concern, quite distinct from its shareholders and directors.

20th April 2022

Stamping your company name as your own to protect the name from competition is highly important. Unlike a business name or partnership, registration protects your limited companies name. This means by law, no-one else can use it.

20th April 2022

If you own your own company and trade as a sole trader then you are personally responsible for everything, whereas a limited company exists in its own right, and it means that the owners are not directly responsible for the company's finances in the event of bankruptcy.

20th April 2022
How Becoming A Limited Company Can Save You Money

A limited company is generally strongly favoured by the taxation regulations. It is subject to tax but its profits are not normally subjected to higher rates of tax - unlike income tax. 

13th April 2022

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