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The Basics of Limited Company Tax As a new business owner of a limited company, understanding Limited Company Tax plus any tax obligations is critical to your daily operations. When setting up your limited company you will encounter various types of tax, however don’t let dealing with these deter you. Owning your own company can […]

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The Budget yesterday had all the potential to be a fairy tale, but no! The annual forecasts are set to rise, more people are forecast to be in jobs by 2022, meaning the tax receipt projections are up, making more spending possible! For Business Philip Hammond put the focus on building business in the 2018 […]

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Limited companies – what is share capital? So, what is shared capital within a limited company? Well, the easiest way to explain it is that it is the amount of money that is invested by the business owners which are exchanged for shares of ownership, typically the Company Directors will be shareholders in their business. […]

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Scottish Budget 2017 Finance Secretary Derek Mackay delivered the 2018/19 Scottish Draft Budget on Thursday 14 December 2017 setting out the Scottish Government’s financial and tax plans. The announcement had been timed to take place after Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered the UK Budget on 22 November 2017 in order to avoid ‘fiscal […]

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A shareholder is any person(s) who own at least one share of a company. A shareholders’ agreement, therefore, is a document outlining the legal agreements made between the shareholders of a company, regarding their rights and obligations as shareholders. This agreement is a private contract and can be kept confidential.  This differs from the companies […]

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If you are starting out as a new limited company, you will need an appropriate company name.  Here is a guide to choosing the right name, detailing the regulations put in place by Companies House. A guide to naming your limited company Choose a name that sounds professional and matches your type of business. Remember […]

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As the director of a limited company you are required to follow regulations with regards to displaying company information to members of the public.  As stipulated by The Companies Act 2006, limited companies are required to display the company name at their business addresses.  This article will detail where company signage should be displayed and […]

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Display your company information As stipulated by the Companies (Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2008, company information must be displayed on all paper-based or electronic communications. Company name Your company name must be included on all business letters, promotional materials, emails, order forms, cheques, money orders, bills, invoices and receipts.  You should also spell out ‘limited’ in […]

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In its simplest terms, Companies House is Registrar of Companies in the United Kingdom. It holds information on all limited companies in the UK, overseeing the incorporation and closure of all businesses. About Companies House Launched in 1844, Companies House holds information on over two million operating companies in the United Kingdom alone, with an […]

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If your company has ceased trading for a period of over 3 months, you can begin the process of closing off your limited company, provided that all conditions are met discussed below. There must have been no business carried out by the company during this time You must not have changed your company’s name Your […]

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