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Unlimited Companies: The What, Why and When

28 Sep 2015
What is an unlimited company? An unlimited company is a type of private company. It has some features similar to a limited company. It is registered at Companies House and it has members (usually shareholders) and directors, among other standard features of limited companies. However, the shareholders (or members) of this type of company have unlimited liability. This... Read More AboutUnlimited Companies: The What, Why and When »

By Lee Date

Can I reserve a company name?

19 Jan 2016
This is another common company formation question. There is no mechanism that allows you to reserve a company name with the intention of incorporating the company at a later date. So, the simple answer is no, it is not possible to reserve a company name . If you are concerned about someone else taking a specific name, then the only way to safeguard this is to register a company... Read More AboutCan I reserve a company name? »

By Tom Wakerley

Limited Liability Partnerships – what’s the attraction?

14 Feb 2014
Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) have been around since April 2001.  For the organisation and the individuals who own it, a Limited Liability Partnership combines the advantage of being taxed like a partnership with limited liability, corporate personality and organisational flexibility. As predicted, LLPs have proved popular with law and accountancy firms.  But it... Read More AboutLimited Liability Partnerships – what’s the attraction? »

By Wendy Rees

Shares or guarantee - getting it right from the start

14 Feb 2014
Kathleen O’Reilly, our Head of Internal Legal Services highlights the importance of getting the right corporate structure from the outset. Clients often ask if it’s possible to change from a guarantee company to a company limited by shares and vice versa. Unfortunately it is not and this highlights the importance of getting the right company structure for your needs from the... Read More AboutShares or guarantee - getting it right from the start »

By Carol Prince

5 Key Reasons To Go Limited

16 Mar 2015
Private Company Limited by Shares 5 Key Reasons To Go Limited Many businesses opt to establish a limited company from the outset, while others will wait until their business has grown.  They all have their own reasons for doing so.  Here are our top five reasons: Name protection.  Incorporating a company is the only reliable way to protect... Read More About5 Key Reasons To Go Limited »

By Karen Bowley

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