Accounting and finance

What is a Confirmation Statement?

What is a Confirmation Statement? The confirmation statement is a Companies House filing requirement which replaces the annual return. All...

Paying tax – Self Assessment returns

When you’re starting out with your own business there are many financial factors to take into account. One that makes...

Raising Capital Through Investors

Working out how much of your company you should give to investors can cause many sleepless nights. For many, splitting...

Understanding Business Structure and Financial Liability

Limited company, partnership or sole trader? In this article we'll explain what your business structure will mean for your financial liability.

Registering for VAT

Registering for VAT is a big decision for many businesses. Plus, knowing when you’re obliged to register and when it’s...

How Do I Dissolve My Company?

How Do I Dissolve My Company? Very few companies last forever. One study showed that of the companies listed on...

Buy or Lease: Making the Right Choice When Procuring Assets

When it comes to equipping your business with essential assets, have you considered all the options? For instance, even if...

What Are Assets? The Essentials of Asset Management

What are assets? Assets are all the resources your business owns or leases in order to operate. In this article, we’ll explain current and fixed assets, so you can take stock of your company as a whole.

Looking Ahead: Forecasting and Capital Budgeting

Knowing when, and how, to invest in your company’s future is a skill. Fortunately for new business owners, it’s a...

A Complete Guide to Shares: Part 1

For new business owners, the concept of company shares may take on a fresh, unfamiliar significance. On the one hand,...