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Read our blog posts below for information and advice on company formations, VAT registration, company types, business banking, and many other aspects of starting and building your business.

05 July 2024

What’s The Difference Between Private and Public Limited Companies?

Private Limited Companies (Ltd) and Public Limited Companies (PLC) are two distinct types of corporate entities available in the UK. For individuals looking to start a business or change their business entity, choosing the right business structure is essential, as this decision directly influences the company’s ability to raise capital, the extent of regulatory compliance…

07 February 2024

The Pros and Cons of Operating as a Private Limited Company

Starting a new business is exciting, but choosing the right business structure is a critical decision that can significantly impact your operations, legal responsibilities, and financial outcomes. Private Limited Companies are a popular choice for businesses of various sizes and industries due to their limited liability protection, flexibility, and ability to attract investment through share…

08 December 2023

How to Form a Business With Sole Proprietorship

Whether you’re looking to go freelance, work additional hours alongside your current job, or turn your passion into a profession, forming a business as a sole proprietor is a straightforward and reasonably quick process. This article outlines the benefits of this business structure and the steps you need to follow to form a business with…

18 September 2023

4 Ways To Form A Business

Setting up a business in the UK can be done in a number of ways, but all of them require registration of some sort to be legally recognised by the government.

However, before registering your company, you must decide on a business structure.

22 August 2023

Why Form a Business Partnership?

If two or more people want to join forces but don’t want to set up a limited company, a partnership offers a great alternative. This article discusses the different types of partnerships and outlines the benefits to help you decide the next step for your business.

18 July 2023

How to Form A Business Proposal

Business proposals are invaluable, persuasive sales documents designed to help win additional contracts, secure vital funding, and form new business partnerships.

A perfectly-crafted business proposal can often mean the difference between winning or losing a deal. However, writing a winning business proposal can be intimidating, even for the most experienced business owners.

In this article, we outline the basic structure of a business proposal so you can begin writing your own.

12 May 2023

How To Form A Business Group

Starting a business group can be an effective way to collaborate with other like-minded business owners and help you grow your own. Business groups can provide a range of benefits such as networking opportunities, access to resources and knowledge sharing. This article will outline the steps involved in forming a business group in the UK.


09 May 2023

Forming a Limited Company

If you’re starting a business, forming a Limited Liability Company (Limited company) can be a great option to protect your personal assets and establish credibility. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to get a Limited company for your business in the UK:

15 September 2022

What is the Process of Forming a Company?

Forming a company is a process of legally incorporating and registering your company with Companies House. The fastest way to do this is by completing an online application form. 

14 June 2022

How to Change a Company Name

It is possible to change the name of your existing limited company. The registration number and date of incorporation will remain the same but the registered name will change and providing your chosen new name is available to be registered.

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