Limited Company Help
Are you thinking of setting up a limited company, or are you a seasoned business owner?
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Hiring your first employee can feel like a strange and daunting task for any small company owner, particularly as it means handing over a great deal of responsibility to another person.
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.
Employers’ liability insurance is intended to cover your limited company for any compensation claims made by an employee because of an injury sustained while at work, or for a work-related illness or condition.
Beneficial to entrepreneurs who employ others, the Employment Allowance could be worth up to £4,000 each year (£3,000 pre-April 2020) against your limited company’s Employers’ National Insurance bill.
Whether you have recently set up a limited company or you have been managing your finances independently until now, hiring an accountant may be the best thing you do during the early days of running your business.
Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Government has unveiled a number of unprecedented support schemes. Here we look at the assistance available to limited companies.
If you own or work for a small limited company you can get life insurance cover without having to pay over the odds while also benefitting from tax relief. This is where relevant life insurance comes in.
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.
If you provide professional personal services to clients, you will almost certainly have heard of PI insurance and may have been asked what level of cover you have by a potential client before being awarded a contract. But what exactly is professional indemnity insurance, what does it insure you against, and do you really need
Introduced in 2015, the Marriage Allowance enables an individual to transfer a portion of their personal allowance to their spouse or civil partner. If you are eligible, you can claim £238 during the 2018/19 tax year.
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
A statement of capital is an official form which gives details of a company’s issued shares and their status at a specific date. It’s part of the documentation that has to be completed during the company incorporation process.
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.
The Intermediaries Legislation (IR35) has been a thorn in the side of limited companies who provide professional services since 2000. Here, we look at what IR35 is, and how to ensure that your company falls outside its scope.
Setting up a private limited company is perhaps simpler than you may think. You can incorporate yourself, or use a professional to do this for you. Here we look at what you need to form a company, and how the process works.