First Online Community Interest Company (CIC) Registration at Companies House

TheCompanyWarehouse.Co.Uk has become the first formation agent in the UK to register a Community Interest Company (CIC) electronically with Companies House. The new online process has been introduced as part of an ongoing programme of improvements designed to streamline the company registration process. What is a CIC? A Community Interest Company (CIC) is a type …

Unexpected Rise in EU Citizens starting businesses in the UK post Brexit

As a company formation agent we monitor trends in UK limited company formations. From our previous research we knew that around 11% of the directors of newly formed UK companies are EU citizens. We were therefore keen to discover what effect Brexit would have on UK company formations numbers. We were pretty sure that we …

All our websites now come with HTTPS as standard

We are now putting all websites we build for our clients onto HTTPS. We are doing this for all of our web customers for free using the Let’s Encrypt scheme. At The Company Warehouse we primarily build websites for new startup businesses. For most new businesses having a strong online presence is essential to establishing …

The Company Warehouse Recognised as Online Marketing All Stars

The Company Warehouse have been named a 2015 Online Marketing All Star Award winner by Constant Contact, one of the world’s leading providers of online marketing tools. John Orlando, chief marketing officer at Constant Contact has said that “Our All Stars are leading the way, showing us the difference online marketing can make for a …

What is really driving the growth in new UK companies?

We recently blogged about the reports that appear on an almost weekly basis about the number of new companies being formed in the UK. Most of these reports use the same dodgy stats to announce that there are a record breaking number of new businesses starting in the UK. This is normally trumpeted as a …

Pin it? Now with Pinterest You’ll Be Able to Buy It

Pinterest may have only been around for five years but during that time it has proven itself a force to be reckoned with in the social media world. The sight of the red ‘Pin it’ icon that enables users to pin and share the things they like on the web is an increasingly common sight …

5 Startup Scams to Be Wary Of

Startups are as vulnerable to fraudulent activity as the most established businesses, in fact they’re arguably more so. The process required to get companies registered with Companies House and properly set up to begin trading makes them a prime target for scammers who are using increasingly sophisticated methods of deception. Many scams involve criminals pretending …