• 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…

  • companies house forms

    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.

  • choose business structure

    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,…

  • company name rules

    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…