• limited company cost

    How much does it cost to form a limited company?

    It may surprise you to find out that you can form a limited company – direct via Companies House – for a mere £12. However, you may prefer to pay an intermediary to do this…

  • limited liability director

    What does limited liability mean if you are a company director?

    One of the main benefits of trading via a limited company is that – if things go wrong – directors are not personally liable for the company’s debts, unless they have breached their statutory duties,…

  • limited liability partnership

    Limited Liability Partnerships – What is an LLP?

    An LLP shares many of the features of a partnership, but also offers its members limited liability from any financial problems the business may face in the future. Here we explore how to incorporate and…

  • dormant limited company

    What is a dormant limited company, and when might one be useful?

    A dormant company is just a standard limited company that doesn’t trade and has no accounting transactions. There are two main situations where owning a dormant limited company can be useful for start-ups and small…

  • self employed or limited

    Become self-employed or set up a limited company?

    One of the first and most important decisions you make when you set up a new business is to decide what type of legal structure you should work under. So which business structure is best…

  • limited company advantages

    10 advantages of running your business via a limited company

    Although the sole trader route, which is commonly referred to as being self employed, is the most popular way of running a business in the UK, there are significant advantages to operating via a limited…