Limited Company Guides

How to set up and run a limited company. From incorporation to dealing with ongoing administration. Here are our most popular guides:

choose a company name
Limited Company Guides

How to choose a suitable limited company name

Choosing a name for your limited company is a big deal – it is going to be the name that underpins everything you do in your business. It will carry your reputation and guarantee how memorable you are to future customers. It is important, therefore, that it is given plenty of thought. There are also

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Dormant Company
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What is a Dormant Limited Company?

Unlike active companies, dormant limited companies do not trade at all. Although most enterprises registered with Companies House are processing income and expenditure, dormant companies are just standard limited companies which are  inactive.

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What is companies house
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What is the function of Companies House?

Companies House is the government body responsible for administrating company information in the UK. As a company owner, you will interact with the agency when you first form a company, submit accounts or your Confirmation Statement, or make changes to the data stored about your business.

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community interest company
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What is a Community Interest Company (CIC)?

A Community Interest Company (CIC) is an enterprise set up to make a profit for the benefit of the community. CICs first appeared in 2005 and were designed to address the lack of non-charitable businesses or community-based companies.

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annual return confirmation statement
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Confirmation Statement – what is it, and how do I file one?

The UK tax authorities introduced new regulations on 30th June 2016 which introduced a new piece of paperwork for all businesses registered at Companies House to file. The new annual confirmation statement has replaced the annual return (Companies House form AR01) but does all the same things – just in a simpler way.

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