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.

  • Bootstrapping Preferred Funding Model for Startups


    Bootstrapping Preferred Funding Model for Startups In The Company Warehouse’s new report on Startup Funding we found that bootstrapping was the preferred funding model among the early stage startups. We spoke to a range of early stage startups who had all registered a company or sale trader business within the last 18 months. 56% of these startups were using their own [...]

    Posted in Business Finances Business Registration Business Startup on November 17, 2016
  • Do Real-World Startups Use Alt Finance?


    Do Real-World Startups Use Alt Finance? As part of our 2016 Startup Funding Report, we asked a cross-section of early-stage entrepreneurs about their awareness and use of alt finance sources. We found that although 43% of the entrepreneurs we spoke to were aware of crowdfunding only 1.3% used it to fund their business. Other alt finance methods such as peer to [...]

    Posted in Business Finances Business Startup on November 16, 2016
  • What is the Average Startup Budget?


    What is the Average Startup Budget? The Company Warehouse’s research on Startup Funding found that the average budget for new UK startup businesses is £5,000. Our research focussed on early stage startups who had completed a limited company formation or sole trader business registration within the last 18 month. We found that the majority of entrepreneurs we spoke to had relatively [...]

    Posted in Business Finances Business Startup on November 15, 2016
  • Are Startups Using Startup Loans?


    Are Startups Using Startup Loans? The Company Warehouse’s 2016 Startup Funding Report found that while 85% of startups we spoke to had heard of the government’s Startup Loans scheme only 5% were using it. As a company formation agent, The Company Warehouse speak to thousands of new startup businesses each year. We know that having adequate funding is often vital [...]

    Posted in Business Finances Business Startup on November 14, 2016
  • How to Prepare for "Making Tax Digital"


    How to Prepare for What is “Making Tax Digital”? In March 2015, the government announced its plans to replace annual tax returns with digital tax accounts, in order to “modernise the tax system”. The initiative aims to eliminate the need for tax returns and simplify the tax system. Instead of filling out an annual tax return, small business owners, [...]

    Posted in Accountancy Business Finances Tax Registration on September 14, 2016