Registering or Forming a Company, What’s the Difference?

When starting a company there’s a lot of jargon that you’ll need to get your head around. We’re often asked...

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...

How to Stay as a Dormant Company

Don’t unwittingly involve your company in any significant transactions and make sure you keep up with your reporting requirements. In...

Limited Company Vs Sole Trader: Advantages and Disadvantages

Being a sole trader can be the easiest first step – but what are the advantages and disadvantages of sole trading vs forming a limited company?

Who Owns A Private Limited Company?

Who owns a private limited company? The answer isn’t as straightforward as you might think. There are different roles that...

Intellectual property rights for small businesses: what you need to know

As a business owner, the safety of your intellectual property should be a top priority. Learn the basics about trademarks, copyrights and patents to avoid any trouble.

What is a Sole Trader?

A sole trader is the simplest business structure as there is no difference between the person and the company: there is little extra paperwork and regulations, but also personal liability for any losses.

An Introduction to Employment Law for Small Businesses

Taking on your first employee? For many, the prospect of getting to grips with employment law may seem daunting. But...

Types of Business Ownership

What are the different types of business ownership and what benefits do each of them have? Here's a simple and clear guide.

Dormant Companies: Can I Save My Name for the Future?

As your business gets off the ground and your reputation grows your business’ name becomes one of your most valuable...