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.
How To Set Up & Register A Limited Company In The UK

Are you thinking of setting up and registering a limited company in the UK? The process can seem daunting for some, especially if you’re hoping to set up a business in the UK from abroad. The good news is we’ll talk you through the details, and the better news is we can sort it all out for you too.

20th January 2017
What Is The VAT Threshold, And Should I Register For VAT Even If I’m Below It?

A Paramount Customer Asks: I have already registered my company with Companies House, but we have not reached the VAT turnover threshold. Can I still pay for the VAT registration with yourselves, and what will I need to provide you with to begin the process? 

14th December 2016
Can I Change The Name Of An Off The Shelf Company?

A Paramount Customer Asks: I'm looking to buy an off the shelf limited company to start my own business and would like to change the name to something else. Is this possible? Can you help?

22nd November 2016
Can I Register a Ready Made Company and Leave It Dormant?

A Paramount Customer Asks: I am interested in obtaining a certain company, but I am not in a position to start trading with it for a while yet - can I register a company but leave it dormant?

Whilst you can register a company and then leave it dormant, you will need to ensure it meets certain criteria to make it eligible. But first things first, why would you register a dormant company?

28th October 2016
Why Buy A Ready Made Limited Company

We take you through the benefits of choosing a ready-made company for your new company venture.

19th August 2016
Company Formation

Discover the differences between Ready Made and Vintage Companies, and the benefits of buying Vintage.

11th August 2016
Business Continuity and Contingency Planning

Most people do not want to consider or talk about what happens when a business partner dies. However, it is an important part of planning when forming a business in order to avoid struggling to implement the next steps for the business during a difficult time.

9th June 2015
How are Directors Affected During Bankruptcy or Insolvency?

Under new insolvency rules, if under restrictions from bankruptcy directors can now be disqualified from acting as a limited company director.

9th June 2015
Why You Should File Your Annual Return

Every company must file an annual return at Companies House at least once every 12 months. An annual return is a picture of the basic company information about it's company directors and it's registered office address, shareholders and share capital on a particular date.

9th June 2015
How Many Directors Does A Limited Company Need?

A minimum of one director is required to register a company. Following registration, your company must have at least one director, but there is no statutory limit to the number of directors a company appoints during or after incorporation. 

9th June 2015

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