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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
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
Share Capital

When setting up as a limited company (preferably through Paramount Company Formations), you will need to consider shares and how much value is attributed to them.

13th April 2022
Should I Register My Company For VAT?

After having registered your business, the next major decision is to whether or not you should then register for VAT - so you can then charge your customers.

13th April 2022
The Best UK Towns To Start A Business - Northampton Guildhall

SME insurance provider Superscript recently reported on the most entrepreneurial towns in the UK, and the results may come as a surprise.

6th December 2021
What Insurance Do You Need To Start A Business?

Starting your own business requires a lot of thought and planning, and there are many things you need to put in place before you begin trading. One of these things is insurance. Let’s take a look at the insurance you may need for your business.

16th November 2021
How To Become An Ethical Business

With many discerning customers looking to change their buying habits, ethical, sustainable and eco-friendly products and business practices have never been more popular or more important. But how do you become a more ethical business and begin to reap the rewards, not just for your company but for the world we live in?

17th September 2021
5 Steps For Setting Up As A Consultancy

What’s involved in being a consultant, is it the right decision for you, and what steps do you need to take to get there?

16th August 2021
How To Upscale Your Small Business

Your business may have started small, but for many entrepreneurs, the goal is to go big. So how do you scale up your business successfully while maintaining all the great work you’ve already done?

16th June 2021


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