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company formation

Sole trader

Setting up as a sole trader – a business is born

Setting up as a sole trader is the preferred option for many businesses starting out. James Johnson guides you through what to do

Business Ideas & Planning

Should I go sole trader, partnership or limited company?

We explore different types of company formation – sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership and limited company

Setting up a company

Forming a company: Choose your trading type

Joanne Harris of accountants Nixon Williams shows you the different options when it comes to setting up on your own and working for yourself

Setting up a company

2020 set to be record year for new companies created

Extra 85,000 new businesses expected to be created this year, as Covid redundancies trigger people into setting up on their own

Starting a Business

New company launches fell by a quarter between January and May

But company registrations bounced back in May, just 3% down year on year as entrepreneurs take the plunge

Starting a Business

Protecting your privacy – keep your business address separate

We all shield our personal lives on social media, so why should your business be any different? LegalZoom’s Registered Agent protects your personal address.

Starting a Business

Start your company the simple way

Forming your own company can be overwhelming for anybody starting out. LegalZoom has a range of packages to make starting a limited company as easy as possible.

Setting up a company

Company formations rise by 3% in 2019 hitting 681,704

Five tech start-ups launch per hour as business formations reach new record in 2019

Getting Online

Registering a company name – a Small Business guide

Your Small Business guide to registering a UK company name at Companies House.

Legal advice

Legally registering your small business in the UK

This article explores the steps needed to register your small business in the UK, some of the pitfalls to be avoided and entities that can help do the heavy lifting for you.

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

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

Partner content

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?

Partner content

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