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…
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…
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…
What is Companies House? What forms do you have to submit?
When setting up and running a company, you will have regular involvement with Companies House. In this article, we look at the main functions of Companies House and what obligations limited companies have.
Which is best? – sole trader, limited company, partnership or LLP?
The type of structure you use will depend on a number of factors unique to the business you want to start. In this article, we look at the main structures – sole trader, limited company,…
Limited company naming rules you should be aware of
If you are setting up a limited company, you should think carefully when choosing your company name. Alongside the business reasons for choosing an appropriate name, there are also a number of official company naming…