As a business owner, you’ll know how important effective management of that business is. From managing your day to day operations to employing people to valuing your business for sale, we provide advice on all aspects of managing a business here.
The responsibilities of a company director include general management of the day-to-day strategy and operations of the company, managing the company’s financial records and complying with the various duties laid out in the Companies Act (2006). Generally speaking, everything a director does should be for the success of the company. A director of a private… Read more »
WebFiling is an online service that Companies House provides, designed to make the submission of official paperwork easier and paper-free. This blog post is your starting point for WebFiling information, and we hope it will set you up to get the most from the online service. You can access Companies House webfiling here. Why use… Read more »
A holding company is a business that exists to deal with the assets of other businesses, and to invest in and manage other businesses. They are private limited companies with their own shares, and they normally undertake activities that do not involve the sale of products or services. Alphabet: a recent example The easiest way… Read more »
Christmas is around the corner and another year is drawing to a close. Although the financial year will continue for a few months, the end of the calendar year is still significant in the eyes of many business owners and their employees. The end of the year is a chance to celebrate, evaluate and prepare… Read more »
A director’s loan is made up of any money that you take out of your company that is not wages or dividends. Wages and dividends It’s easier to understand director’s loans when you separate them out from the other ways that a director can take money out of their company. The first and most familiar… Read more »
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 »
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 »