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Startup Story with Christian from Little Futures

You never know when inspiration is going to strike. In the latest of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs, we speak with Christian Sellars, the co-founder of Little Futures.

What you need to know before opening your coffee shop

Move over, Starbucks! Independent coffee shops are back on the rise, and ready to challenge the big brand monopolies.

Changing your Registered Office without the Webfiling Authentication Code

Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, you can now manage all your company filing (officer appointments, confirmation statement, updating the registered office and much more) online. This is all enabled by a code known as the Webfiling Authentication Code (WAC) that is provided straight after a company has been formed.

How to Work From Home

Working from home can be a challenge sometimes. To help you, we’ve created this infographic that includes our top tips for home working - along with some facts to back them up.

Shareholders and Subscribers: What’s the difference?

A short one for you all today: What’s the difference between a shareholder and a subscriber? Well there’s not much difference at all.

What’s the difference between a Confirmation Statement and an Annual Account?

Undoubtedly one of the most common queries that we get here at Company Formation MadeSimple is about what the difference between two very important filing obligations are for a limited company. These are Confirmation Statements and Annual Accounts.

Company Formation Process: What is a Section 243 Exemption?

The “Section 243 Exemption” is a term you will come across when appointing a limited company director via the AP01 form (online or through paper documentation). A 243 exemption means the proposed director’s residential address will not be disclosed to any credit reference agencies.

How to claim business expenses as a limited company or sole trader

There’s a lot to think about when you’re self-employed: managing your workload, balancing the books, looking for new work. Understanding which business expenses you claim as a sole trader or a limited company, though, needn’t be on that list.

The Companies House status says my company is ‘Active’ – what does this mean?

When you form a limited company your company is placed on the Companies House register (Companies House are the UK’s registrar of companies). In this post we’re going to look at the ‘Status’ field on the register and explain why your company may have an ‘Active’ status.

How to start your own architecture firm: a practical guide

The likes of Foster & Partners and BDP might dominate the industry press, but it’s actually thousands of sole practitioner and boutique studios dotted across the country that form the bedrock of the UK’s architectural profession.

Can a company change the SIC Code?

Yes it can. The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code is a five digit number that categorises a company’s nature of business.

Where Can I Find My Company Registration Number?

If you’ve misplaced your company’s registration number there are a number of places that you can find it free of charge. Let’s take a look.

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