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Starting a property rental business: is it worth it?

In recent years, it’s been tougher for property rental businesses in the UK. Lending criteria has been tightened, regulations have become less generous and rental yields have fallen — but can lessors still have good earning opportunities despite these challenges?

I’m starting a property development company; what legislation do I need to know about?

Breaking into the property development industry can be a rewarding enterprise, but you’ll likely face a number of challenges on the way. Aside from being great at selling, developers must excel at marketing, project management, property market analysis, and most importantly, understanding what buyers want and need.

A guide to forming a UK company as a non-UK resident

If you’re from outside the UK and are considering setting up a UK company, you may feel daunted by the amount of work involved. Doing it at a distance can seem like an impossible task, but when you break it down, it’s entirely achievable.


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From tax to formation, here’s how to start your online jewellery business from home

Setting up your own online jewellery shop is very doable, but it does require some homework to ensure you start on the right foot. Beyond making your designs a reality, creating a website and setting up social media accounts, you’ll need to make sure you handle the more formal side of things.

Everything you need to know when starting your gardening business

You may know your hydrangeas from your hollyhocks, but how clued up are you on the different company structures open to professional gardeners? If your gardening business is going to flourish, you’ll need to pick the best setup for you, and meet all the business and legal requirements that come with it.

Three things to get right when forming your wedding catering company

As a wedding caterer, your main goal is likely to make sure the happy couple have a great day, and that everything goes as smoothly as possible. On top of this, though, you’ll face the added challenge of creating a stable, competitive business that earns plenty of custom and does things by the book.

Marketing 101: how to showcase your cleaning business online

If you’re starting up your own cleaning business, you’ll be spending a lot of time planning it. From equipment hire to insurance, this can be a long-winded and difficult process.

Hotel or home? How to choose your clients when forming your cleaning business

The big question: residential or commercial? When you’re thinking of starting up a cleaning business, this is a decision that all cleaning businesses need to make early on.

How to launch a startup with minimal capital

Lack of capital is one of the major reasons why startups fail. Some entrepreneurs theorise that raising capital can be a full-time six-month job for CEOs and this leaves bootstrapped startups with very few resources to operate and grow their business in the early stages.

Can I use your 20-22 Wenlock Road address for my company?

Starting a new business is daunting enough without worrying about your home address appearing on the public register for your company, which it will if you use it as your company’s registered office address. Luckily, we do offer a Registered Office Service that enables you to use our 20-22 Wenlock Road address as the registered office.

What to expect when you form a company

You’ve had the dream and taken the plunge to set up a limited company, but what next? First of all, well done on deciding to start your own business - you’ve made a courageous decision in taking the first steps of your business venture!

Update to the Confirmation Statement: SIC Code change

When forming your limited company you will have noticed the Standard Industrial Classification code (or SIC code), which represents the type of business or industry your business identifies with. This is also part of the information that makes up the Confirmation Statement, the annual filing obligation required by Companies House (the UK’s registrar of companies).

Think you’re stuck with your company name? Think again

Ah yes, the flamboyant company name. It seemed like a good idea at the time but now you're just not so sure.

What happens if I miss my Confirmation Statement or Annual Accounts deadline?

All limited need to file a Confirmation Statement and Annual Accounts on a yearly basis. Even if they’ve never traded.

10 resolutions for entrepreneurs to action in 2018

The end of the year is always a good time to reflect on achievements from the last 12 months. But the pressure we put on ourselves to fulfill promises for the next year often fall to the wayside after a few weeks of effort.

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