• 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,…

  • tax efficient limited company

    Tax-efficient ways to pay yourself through a limited company

    There are a variety of reasons why businesses or consultants may choose to operate via a limited company. For some, the protection limited liability offers is a key benefit. For others, the potential tax benefits are…

  • 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…

  • director responsibilities

    Responsibilities & duties of a limited company director

    If you have set up in business via a limited company, there are a number of duties you will have – as well as legal and financial responsibilities – if you are a director of…

  • company secretary

    What does a limited company secretary do?

    The role of a limited company secretary is essentially an administrative one, but can involve a number of important responsibilities depending on the wishes of the company’s directors.