Companies Act 2006 – Key points for small businesses
The Companies Act 2006 enacted a wide range of reforms to the way company law is governed. It set out the duties of company directors for the first time, and has simplified some elements of…
A limited company set up for you quickly and professionally
If you are setting up a limited company for your business you will want it done quickly, professionally and without any hassle. That’s why we’ve teamed up with one of the UK’s leading company formation…
The Annual Return – Form AR01, what it is and how to file it (archived)
All limited companies in the UK must submit an Annual Return form (AR01) to Companies House every year. The Annual Return provides a snapshot of general information about your company, including details of directors and…
Can directors be personally liable for a company’s debts?
One of the great advantages of trading through a company is to take advantage of ‘limited liability’. This means that, unless you have personally guaranteed a liability – for example to a bank or landlord…
Forming a limited company – overview of Form IN01
To form a limited company in the UK, you must complete Form IN01. In this article, we look at the information Form IN01 captures, and how this information is used by Companies House.