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Setting up a company

This section has helpful guides and tips on how to set up a company in the UK including setting up a limited company and Companies House and HMRC regulations.

Starting up a company: Five things to consider

If you’re looking to get started in business, then here you’ll discover five things you need to consider.

Setting up a company

Setting up a company

Innovation of the Year: Azoomee interview

Estelle Lloyd, co-founder of Azoomee and winner of the Innovation of the Year at the British Small Business Awards, tells us what winning the award means to her.

Setting up a company

How to make money from your online video course

Here, Fionnuala Bland investigates how you can take a slice of the online learning industry.

Setting up a company

How one company used alternative funding as a core business strategy

In this piece, Reginald Larry-Cole shares his experiences of launching a business using alternative funding.

Setting up a company

The contractor who started a business for contractors

IT contractor Dave Chaplin started a website to help others when IR35 tax legislation arrived in 1999. Here, he talks about setting up and growing the company.

Setting up a company

Should you go for Limited Liability Partnership or Limited Company?

Neil Simpson discusses the factors to consider when deciding how to structure your company: LLP or Limited.

Setting up a company

Why GoCardless founder Matt Robinson is now shaking up the property industry

Here, we speak to Matt Robinson, founder of GoCardless, about why he decided to take on the estate agents for his latest business Nested.

Setting up a company

Everything you need to know about going self-employed

In this piece, we discuss the process of going self-employed and speak to business owners about the lifestyle changes they experienced.

Setting up a company

How to launch an insect-based food product

Thinking about launching a food company using insects as the star ingredient? You have been pipped to the post by Christine Spliid and her company Gathr.

Setting up a company

How one business flourished despite an initial lack of sector knowledge

A dearth of sector knowledge didn't stop James Kinsella and Adam Carnell from launching their online printing business. Here's how they went from nothing to a £30 million turnover.

Setting up a company

Starting a limited company? Be aware of these new requirements

Emily Coltman gives a brief run-through of the extra information you now need to know if you are setting up a limited company in today's climate.

Setting up a company

Wizzle: The tech start-up looking to beat We Buy Any Car

Here's how one company, Wizzle, is challenging the big guns in the car buying space.

Setting up a company

Setting up a business: Sole trader vs limited company

Emily Coltman of Freeagent discusses the main differences between registering as a sole trader and as a limited company.

Setting up a company

How do I register my company?

I've got an idea for a company to run an sporting event that will start in mainland USA but finish in Hawaii and have participants from around the world. How do I go about registering the company?

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

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Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze

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London & Partners Q&A — driving growth in the London startup ecosystem

In this Q&A, we explore how London & Partners' Business Growth Programme is driving economic growth and inclusion in the London startup scene