Private limited companies

What is the cost of starting a limited company in the UK in 2022?

It’s important to know the cost of starting a limited company in the UK before registering your business. Here’s what should and shouldn’t go in your budget.

What is an Ltd company?

What is a ltd company? What are the different kinds of companies you can set up, and what are the benefits? All is explained in this handy guide.

When should I change from sole trader to limited company?

Sole trader status is good temporarily, but not forever. Find out when to change from sole trader to limited company and why it’s so important.

What to do if your Limited Company Name is taken

What if any of the limited company names you are considering is taken? Let's have a look at the options you have when your chosen company name is taken.

From salon to startup: company formation in the mobile beauty business

Turn your beauty business mobile with tips on marketing, data protection and client loyalty. Become a beauty entrepreneur today with The Formations Company.

Pop-up, start-up: how food on the move could find you success

How to find success as an entrepreneur in the pop-up food industry. First, you need a business plan, then work out your budget, and all the necessary paperwork.

How to start a profitable business as a full-time music teacher

Set up a limited business as a music teacher with these expert company formation tips. Learn how to market your skills and gain new pupils when you start a business.

Limited Company Vs Sole Trader: Advantages and Disadvantages

Being a sole trader can be the easiest first step – but what are the advantages and disadvantages of sole trading vs forming a limited company?

How to attract top talent: employee benefits on a budget

How can small businesses compete with large corporations when it comes to employee benefits? Learn how to attract top talent to your SME with this guide.

Umbrella Companies: The Pitfalls of Relying on Them

There are pros and cons to umbrella companies as a freelancer or contractor, some of which could impact your income. Do you know where you stand?