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Limited company

Archive of articles, guides and news on the ‘Limited Company’ formation type.

Advice

Should you register as a sole trader or a limited company?

Mart Abramov, CEO of TaxScouts, shares the positives and negatives of being a sole trader or a limited company, so you can make the best choice for your growing business.

Business Ideas & Planning

A small business guide to self employment

Being self-employed means, you are captain of your own ship. But there are key decisions to make before you quit full-time employment, unless you want your ship to run aground

Sole trader

Tax advantages of a limited company versus sole trader

Haydn Rogan explains the tax advantages and disadvantages of status as a limited company and as a sole trader

Sole trader

Can I switch a limited company to sole trader?

Yes you can, says Simon Thomas of Ridgefield Consulting. But you have to follow these steps to wind up your limited company first

Sole trader

What is a sole trader? A small business guide

Emily Coltman, chief accountant at FreeAgent, investigates one very popular structure for new business owners: sole tradership

Starting a Business

Choosing your business ownership structure

It is important to consider every aspect of your business requirements before choosing a business ownership structure, says Stephen Newman of Ramsdens Solicitors

Getting Online

Registering a company name – a Small Business guide

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

Sole trader

Becoming self-employed 

Becoming self-employed could mean less income, more responsibility and working longer hours. But freedom and independence cannot be underestimated, says Margaret Wood

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

Buying a company name before starting up

If I want to buy my company name so no one else can take it, but I’m not ready to start trading, how do I do that? What are my ongoing responsibilities with annual returns?

Accounting

How to wind up your personal service company ahead of IR35 legislation

Many freelance contractors will need to wind up their personal companies ahead of IR35 being rolled out to the private sector this April. John Bell offers a step-by-step guide as to what to do.

Business Ideas & Planning

When is the right time to form a limited company?

Darren Fell, managing director of Crunch Accounting, discusses when becoming a limited company might be the correct next step up from being a sole trader as a small business.

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

Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

Partner content

Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...