Category Archives: Tips from the team

What are the differences between a Director and a Shareholder?

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When incorporating a Limited by Shares company you will need a Director and a Shareholder. Both are pivotal to the general running of the company with the differences depending on the company type; Limited by Shares, Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) or Limited by Guarantee. We know it can be confusing when setting up a company, so we have written this handy post that covers the differences between these two roles and everything else you need to know.

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A quick guide to the Director’s Residential Address

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During the limited company formation process you need to provide a number of different addresses:

  • Registered office
  • Shareholder address
  • Person with significant control address
  • Director’s service address
  • Director’s residential address

In this post we’re going to concentrate on the final address is this list; the director’s residential address. Whilst this is clearly where the director lives, there are still some important things that you should know about the address. Let’s get started. Continue reading

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Can I use the 20-22 Wenlock Road Registered Office service if my company wasn’t formed by you?

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20-22 Wenlock Road

Absolutely. Our Registered Office service, which operates from our own offices at 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU – can be used by any England and Wales limited company, even if it wasn’t formed by us. This is provided that you pass on the necessary proof of ID and proof of address documents needed to comply with the Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations. Continue reading

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Jargon buster! Company formation terms explained

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Jargon buster! Company formation terms explained

When you form a company you just want to get on with it. Most people dream of running their own business and find that official aspects of administration and filing within a company confusing. There are so many terms and phrases involved and that’s why it can be sometimes frustrating for people. Continue reading

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Top 5 Scariest Fictional Businesses

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Top 5 Scariest Fictional Businesses

It’s that time of year again, Halloween. It’s the first in a long line of celebrations that take place in the latter months of the year, and to celebrate we thought we would take a look at the top 5 scariest fictional businesses. As usual with our fictional business posts, we’ll be looking at some of the practical business lessons you can learn from these companies. Continue reading

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Tips for better mental health in the office

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Tips For Better Mental Health In The Office

We are currently promoting healthier workplaces, in our last post we discussed many things we are doing (and that you can do too) in the office in order to foster a better business. If you and your workforce are healthier, you are more able to do great work. Continue reading

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Tips for a healthier office

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Healthy office

When you work at a desk in front of a computer, it’s safe to say that you won’t get the sort of benefits that a lumberjack or a gristled woodsman would get. I’m talking in terms of health. Once you realise just how bad the atmosphere and activities of an office is for your body (posture, spine, sickness levels and immune efficiency) you start to think that you’re not necessarily the switched on professional you thought you were. Continue reading

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What awards can do for your business…

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Awards

The importance of awards in business is something that is often overlooked. It’s quite easy to discard awards and focus on the daily tasks required to grow your business, but the fact of the matter is that there are plenty of ways awards can help a business grow too. Continue reading

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When should you consider turning your hobby into a career?

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Hobby (1)

That little craft hobby you have could be the beginning of something spectacular. The lovely recipe for pesto your grandmother taught you could be the start of a line of artisanal food products. Your skills at animating funny images for your friends online might be the beginning of a great business. Continue reading

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Favourite Fictional Businesses – Sci-Fi Special Edition

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Favourite Fictional Businesses - Duff Beer
There are many wonderful fictional businesses, but only the best ones can teach us some real business lessons. Continuing with our series on our favourite fictional businesses, we’re taking a look at some of the best fictional businesses from the sci-fi world. Continue reading

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