Our ‘What’s NOT simple for the UK’s startups?’ report has been featured in…

Earlier this year we surveyed more than 1,300 small business owners about the problems they experienced when starting up. The results were then used to create the ‘What’s NOT simple for the UK’s startups?’ report. We’re delighted to announce that the report has now been featured in a number of online publications: Continue reading Our ‘What’s NOT simple for the UK’s startups?’ report has been featured in…

EU Referendum failed to stun economy with GDP growth up by 0.6%

The UK economy experienced growth of 0.6% in the second quarter of 2016 compared to 0.4% in the first quarter, suggesting the EU referendum had little impact on domestic business.

The latest report from The Office for National Statistics indicated consumer spending as a big factor behind the positive economic performance with household spending rising 3% to levels not seen since the end of 2007.

Read more… http://is4profit.com/eu-referendum-failed-to-stun-economy-with-gdp-growth-up-by-0-6/

170,000 overseas entrepreneurs formed companies in the UK in 2015

The UK is becoming a hub for international entrepreneurs with more than 170,000 non-UK nationals having registered businesses with Companies House in 2015, according to research from the Made Simple Group.

Read more… http://startups.co.uk/170000-overseas-entrepreneurs-formed-companies-in-the-uk-in-2015/

Surprising European country provides most non-UK entrepreneurs starting new businesses

Thousands of foreign nationals are choosing to set up companies in the UK to avoid bureaucracy at home, a new study has found.

More than 170,000 entrepreneurs from overseas registered a firm with Companies House in 2015 according to online startup solutions provider Made Simple, representing a 160 per cent increase in five years.

Read more… http://businessadvice.co.uk/supply-chain/international/surprising-european-country-provides-most-non-uk-entrepreneurs-starting-new-businesses/

Massive Upsurge in Overseas Entrepreneurs in the UK

One of the nastiest elements of the EU Referendum was the overt and insidious racism it stirred in many Brexit supporters in the homes and on the streets of Britain.

As an antidote to that poison, it is heartening to reveal that more than 170,000 non-UK nationals formed companies here in 2015 and that the number of overseas entrepreneurs setting up businesses in the UK has soared by 160 per cent since 2010.

Read more… http://www.businessweekly.co.uk/blog/cambridge-today-blog/massive-upsurge-overseas-entrepreneurs-uk


Leicester City win again! Fairy-tale champions see off their more established rivals… this time by boasting the best credit score

Before it’s even underway, Leicester City have once again topped the Premier League table – but this time it’s for their credit rating.

While the juggernauts of Man City and Man United easily top the table in terms of wealth, when it comes to credit worthiness they haven’t beat the plucky team who stormed to victory in May

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Startups Awards – Celebrating the best in British business with MadeSimple

Celebrating the best in British business with MadeSimple

The Startup Awards are taking place on November 27th and MadeSimple are proud to sponsor the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, in an event that saw over 500,000 entries from British startups this year. Continue reading Startups Awards – Celebrating the best in British business with MadeSimple

Report: ‘Who’s Starting Up Britain’s Businesses?’

Company Formation MadeSimple has now formed over 400,000 UK Limited Companies. That means we have the name, address, nationality, date of birth and occupation for a huge amount of company directors. Information that’s pretty handy when trying to visualise who is behind the UK’s startup boom. Continue reading Report: ‘Who’s Starting Up Britain’s Businesses?’

Company Formation MadeSimple awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Merchant Accreditation


We are delighted to announce that our company formation service, Company Formation MadeSimple has been awarded the Gold Trusted Merchant Accreditation by Feefo.

Who are Feefo?

They are a ‘Global ratings and reviews provider’. After a customer has successfully formed a limited company with our services, they are invited to rate our system as one of the following:

  • Excellent
  • Good
  • Poor
  • Bad

Customers also have the option to anonymously leave public feedback – feedback that can be found here.

Gold Trusted Merchant Accreditation

To be awarded with the Gold Trusted Merchant Accreditation a service provider must receive at least 95% ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’ ratings ‘over a minimum number of individual feedbacks’. Company Formation MadeSimple received 98% ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’ ratings.

Michelle Carvill, MadeSimple Marketing Director

“At MadeSimple we take customer service very, very seriously. Putting ourselves in our customers shoes is something we focus on as part of our brand values – and so to be awarded with the Gold Award which showcases that 98% of our customers are delighted with our service levels is wonderful news. Particularly given how many customers we’re serving each month – literally thousands. So put into context, it’s great news. Our customers are happy – and we’re delighted about that.”

Read our latest Feefo reviews now.

Do you have any questions about forming a UK limited company? Leave a comment or get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.

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