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Limited Company Insurance

Key man / person insurance and your company

As the title suggests, key man insurance, or key person insurance as it’s also known, is a type of policy companies can take out to insure against the loss through death or illness of a key employee.

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Limited Company Tax

What is Inheritance Tax, and how is it applied?

As the well-known saying puts it, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes, which is definitely where inheritance tax (IHT) comes in. But what exactly is IHT, and is there anything you can do to mitigate the effects of this on an estate?

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Selling

How to sell your idea – and how not to

You may be surprised to learn that 4,999 out of every 5,000 patented inventions don’t sell, and the reasons are similar; inventors simply love to tinker (it’s what we do) and put off the important stuff like figuring out how to sell it.

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Limited Company Expenses

What is the 24-month travel expenses rule?

One rule that is highly relevant to a limited company contractors in particular is the 24-month travel expenses rule. At a glance, it all seems pretty straightforward but when it comes to HMRC and allowable expenses, nothing is ever quite that simple.

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Limited Company Guides

Limited companies – what are pre-emptive rights?

Pre-emptive rights, also known as rights of pre-emption, means that the current shareholders in a company should always have first refusal on any new shares being issued, whether this arises through the transfer, allotment, or transmission of shares.

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Starting Up

Top 10 customer service tips for small companies

It’s hard to overestimate the importance of providing good customer service. Not only does it help to build customer loyalty, but it can gain your business valuable word-of-mouth recommendations – one of the most effective ways of winning new customers.

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