How to set up a limited company in the UK. From the incorporation process to ongoing tasks such as dealing with Companies House, and maintaining your company records.
What is a limited company registered office address?
A registered office is the official address of a limited company and having one is a legal requirement for any incorporated business trading in the UK.
Single Alternative Inspection Location (SAIL) address – what is it?
The Single Alternative Inspection Location (SAIL) is a facility provided by Companies House that allows companies to keep statutory records at a location other than their registered office.
What is the difference between using ‘limited’ and ‘ltd’ with your company name?
In terms of legal structure, there is no difference between the terms “Limited” and “Ltd.” Both terms indicate that a company is a private limited company, a type of legal entity in the UK.
What advantages does a limited company offer?
If you’re starting up a business for the first time, you can choose which business structure most suits your needs. A limited company offers liability protection for its directors and is usually most tax efficient route to take. Here we look at the advantages (and disadvantages) offered by incorporating.
How to close down a limited company – 4 options
How you choose to close your company could have a big impact on your tax bill. And, depending on your business’ financial health, there are also legal implications to take into account.
What is the Companies House PROOF scheme?
The PROOF scheme, also known as the Protected Online Filing scheme, is a completely free service established by Companies House to protect your business from potential fraud.
Should you set up a buy-to-let limited company?
Here’s how owning a rental property through a buy-to-let company differs from owning it in your own name, and a look at the pros and cons.
What are the costs of running a limited company?
There are a number of initial and ongoing costs associated with running a limited company. In this guide we look at the typical costs you will incur as a company owner.
What is a limited by guarantee company?
Typically used by not-for-profit organisations, a company limited by guarantee is very similar to one limited by shares, but with some important differences.
Forming a company – what is a SIC code?
When you form a new company, you need to choose a Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code you want to associate with your new venture. So, what is an SIC code used for?
What is a UK private limited company?
A private limited company is a popular type of business structure in the UK. Here we explain what a limited company is, and how to register one.
Managed Service Company (MSC) legislation – 2022 guide
The MSC legislation may affect your company if an accountant or service provider is deemed to have too much involvement or control over its operation. HMRC has recently stepped up activity in this area.