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Insurance

Public Liability Insurance and your company

Public liability insurance is seen by many as an essential business expense. It’s an insurance policy that you purchase to protect your limited company and cover your legal costs and expenses if you have to defend yourself, and your business, against legal action.

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Business Guides

How many limited companies are there in the UK?

After sole trader status, the limited company is the most popular business structure in the UK. Here we look at how many there are on the official register, and how the number of incorporated businesses have grown massively over the past decade.

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Tax & Accounting

What is the dividend allowance?

In April 2016, a new ‘dividend allowance’ was created – a nil-rate tax band on the first £5,000 of dividend income. This allowance threshold was short-lived, however, and was cut to £2,000 from April 2018.

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Business Guides

How to value a business – common methods

If you want to sell your company at some time in the future, how do you know what it is worth? Even if you don’t use ‘traditional valuation methods’ when conducting a sale, it is vital to be able to demonstrate to a would-be buyer that you have an accurate and robust knowledge of all

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Tax & Accounting

Limited company owners – how do HMRC tax codes work?

You are assigned a tax code by HMRC so the correct amount of tax can be deducted from your earnings by your employer. Tax codes are typically issued between January and March each year, but at other times as well if there’s a change in your circumstances.

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