The Company Warehouse Blog

  • EU Citizens Form Thousands of Companies in London Post-Brexit

    Since the Brexit vote 18% of new companies in London have an EU directors

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The Company Warehouse are one of the UK’s leading company formation agents. We have been working with new startup businesses for over 10 years and have formed thousands of limited companies. As well as company formations The Company Warehouse provide a wide range of business services including accountancy, graphic design, web development, domain registration, business email and business telecoms. We regularly blog about all of these topics, and about general news of interest to startups and small businesses in the UK.

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of a Franchise


    Advantages and Disadvantages of a Franchise Rather than carrying out a company formation to start a new limited company, people often buy into an established franchise to get started in business. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of a franchise? Advantages of a Franchise As a business structure, a franchise can certainly be an appealing option. With a number of [...]

    Posted in Business Registration Business Startup Company Formation Research and Planning on February 8, 2018
  • 76% of UK Businesses Don’t Employ Anyone


    76% of UK Businesses Don’t Employ Anyone The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the trend towards self-employments, contracting and freelance work is continuing. The latest figures for 2015 show that there are 5.4 million businesses in the UK. 1.3 million of them employ more than one person but the remaining 4.1 million businesses don’t employ anyone [...]

    Posted in Business Registration Business Startup Company Formation News on February 8, 2018
  • Umbrella Company Vs Own Limited Company


    Umbrella Company Vs Own Limited Company What is an Umbrella Company? An umbrella company is quite simply a large limited company which operates as a kind of agency on behalf of contractors from various industries. In most situations, a contractor will be a self employed person who will do short or long terms periods of work for various companies, rather than [...]

    Posted in Company Formation on February 8, 2018
  • Tax Boost for Hobby Businesses and Micro Entrepreneurs


    Tax Boost for Hobby Businesses and Micro Entrepreneurs Over the last couple of years the HMRC have been trying to clamp down on people running small online businesses in their spare time. They have launched a number of initiatives to make people trading online register as businesses even if they are only trading on a small scale. HMRC have also been asking for [...]

    Posted in Business Finances Business Startup News on February 8, 2018
  • What is a PSC for limited companies?


    What is a PSC for limited companies? With UK limited companies there are two completely different answers to the question “what is a PSC for limited companies?” The two definitions of PSC you might encounter are: Personal Service Company – a company setup for one individual to get paid for a contract or agency work. Person with Significant Control – normally the [...]

    Posted in Company Formation on July 21, 2017