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Understanding limited company shares

One of the defining features of a private limited company is the share structure. Understanding how shares work is an essential part of owning a limited company, but it can be tough to get your head round everything you need to know. Company shares: the basics Shares are slices of ownership in a limited company… Read more »

Irish Bank Accounts, Revenue & VAT

We recently wrote about registering a business in the Republic of Ireland. Here, we’ll go into more detail about topics relating to banking, Revenue (the Revenue Commissioners) and tax that are essential for you to know if you are thinking about starting a business in the Republic of Ireland. In order to operate fully in… Read more »

How to Register a Business in Scotland

If you want to register a business as a limited company in Scotland, the process is essentially identical in practice to registering a business in England and Wales. The Edinburgh office of Companies House will be responsible for your registration, as opposed to the Cardiff or Belfast offices, but the process that you go through… Read more »

How to Register a Business in the Republic of Ireland

There are many similarities between the way that you register a limited company in the UK and the way that you register in the Republic of Ireland. A key similarity is that you need to be registering an address that is in the same region. If you don’t have a physical company address in the… Read more »

Types of Company in the UK

Companies in the UK do not all operate in the same way. A company’s classification depends, among other things, on who owns the company and the extent to which those people are responsible for the company’s liabilities. The distinction between the different types has important ramifications for the legal status of the company, particularly with… Read more »

How to Register for Self Assessment

If you’re an entrepreneur just starting out in your new business venture, you’re going to need to make sure that you register with HMRC for a tax self assessment. This guide is aimed at entrepreneurs who are registering for the first time; if you’ve sent tax returns before, you’ll need to read the information on… Read more »

What is ‘Making Tax Digital’?

If you’re not sure what the government initiative Making Tax Digital (MTD) is, you’re not alone. A recent survey found that 43% of its respondents didn’t know what the proposed changes are. But it is a change that will affect businesses across the UK and the way they submit their taxes. Here, we’ll explain the… Read more »

What is a Certificate of Incorporation?

A certificate of incorporation is something all businesses get when they register with Companies House. If you want to do business legally in the UK, you need to register and therefore you should have a certificate of incorporation. How to get a certificate of incorporation In the UK, the process of incorporation is also known… Read more »

How to Value a Business

If you’re looking for investment into your business, to take a loan against it or to better understand how it’s performing, you need to know how to value a business. It’s especially common for new business owners to need to value their business. This is because potential investors will want to know what they’re buying… Read more »

International Business Development: 4 Steps to Trading in the UK

International business development provides businesses an opportunity to grow their audience and make more money. The UK provides a potentially fruitful opportunity for international business development. As its economy continues to grow out of recession, customers in the UK and Ireland have more expendable income as well as a greater propensity to buy essentials. If… Read more »

Bank Holiday Weekend: Time to Get Things Done?

How many of us say we’re going to put some time into starting our new business or growth initiatives for our current business, but struggle to find the time to actually make it happen? Like you, we understand that there are a lot of pressures on our time as business people. With the bank holiday… Read more »

How to Start an Online Business

Starting a new business is an exciting time. With the internet so much a part of our lives today, more and more people are choosing to start an online business. In this guide, we’ll layout the steps you need to take to get your new online business up and running. At this point, we assume… Read more »

EIS Enterprise Investment Scheme: What You Need to Know

The EIS (Enterprise Investment Scheme) was set up by the UK government in 1994 to encourage wealthier business people to invest in small companies which might otherwise be consider too risky, by providing tax benefits to those who invest. According to the Government website, EIS was “designed to help smaller higher-risk trading companies to raise… Read more »

How to Set Up a Limited Company as a Landlord

As legislation around landlord tax relief remains in flux, many buy-to-let landlords are choosing to set up their own company through which to manage their property(ies). This can have a number of benefits, including: Limited companies can still offset mortgage costs There are potential tax credits and tax gains for limited companies The finances for… Read more »

Landlord Tax Relief

Paying tax is an important part of running a business. It’s something we all need to do, and being aware of how the system works and what your rights are can help you to reduce your tax bills and receive additional benefits for your business. Landlords who rent out properties to residential clients currently have… Read more »

One Account, Multiple Addresses

We frequently work with partners such as lawyers, accountants and business support services who purchase large volumes of addresses on behalf of their clients. Previously, each address had to be purchased using a new account – which we understand could be a timely and cumbersome process for those involved. As of this month, you can… Read more »

Small Business Guide to Google

Google is one of the most used search engines for consumers and businesses. This means it is important for your small business to rank highly in the Google search results in order to build up your website traffic and attract more custom. To do this, your business needs to gain authority, using relevant keywords combined… Read more »

3 mistakes to avoid when choosing a business name

Starting your own business is exciting. You have taken that step to set up your own company and now you are pinning down the specific details to make your dream happen. In order to register your new company with Companies House, you need to fulfil a number of criteria, one of which is to have… Read more »

Limited Company Formation: How to Register a Business as a Limited Company

Every business trading legally in the UK must register with HMRC and Companies House. This applies to new business startups and to companies already registered internationally and looking to trade in the United Kingdom. A limited company is one which is registered with Companies House. The financial responsibilities for the company are separate to those… Read more »

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