Changes have been made by Companies House to Limited Partnerships. The partners in a Limited Partnership must be a legal person with a legal personality. This can be a person or a corporate body.
Legislation prevents disqualified directors from being a director of a UK limited company and forming a new company. However, they can be shareholders!
The UK consists of four different countries and companies are registered in their respective geographic location, but why?
There are no restrictions on where a director of a UK limited company is resident. Many companies are formed with non-UK residents as the company directors.
Branding and trademarks are synonymous with the image of a company. Registering a trademark is a means of protecting your brand or idea.
UK companies have a legal responsibility to maintain accurate company registers. These statutory books should accurately record company information for inspection.
If you plan to operate as a sole trader, you must register as a self-employed with HMRC. This does not involve Companies House.
VAT registration is not automatic when you form a new company. You only need to register for VAT when your taxable sales reach the current threshold.
The payment of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions for self-employed people changed in 2015. Are you aware of the changes?
Holding companies are commonly used to separate the ownership of different parts of a business. One company owns the shares in one or more other companies.