Working through your own limited company is often seen as the best way for the self-employed to work: you get to keep more of your take home pay, you’re in charge of business decisions and you’re covered by legal protections. But running a company is a big responsibility and directors can sometimes find themselves overwhelmed with the amount of information they need to be aware of. Our limited company pages contains everything you need to know about starting a limited company, your responsibilities and your financial obligations. There’s plenty to help ensure that you’re confident with your obligations, that you’re working compliantly and that you’re planning for the future. We’ve also got plenty of information to help you with your financial responsibilities so you’re prepared for whatever comes your way.
Sole Trader to Limited – Freelancer Case Study
Switching from a sole trader to a limited company? Our case study will outline the change you should expect.
Advantages and Disadvantages of a Limited Company
There are both advantages and disadvantages to contracting through a limited company. We've taken a look at both in our guide.
Guide to Registering a Dormant Company
If you plan to temporarily stop operating through your limited company, you must know how to properly register a dormant company.
Contractor’s Guide to Dividends
When you operate your own limited company, there are two ways you can pay yourself. Find out more in our contractor's guide to dividends.
Personal Service Company Guide
When a contractor works through their own limited company they are known as a Personal Service Company. We've looked at this in more detail.
Contracting Through Your Own Limited Company
Thinking about contracting through your own limited company? Our comprehensive guide outlines all you need to know, including tax and IR35.