Starting a business in 2022

There are around 5.5 million small business enterprises (SMEs) currently operating in the UK – this accounts for 99.9% of the UK’s business population. SMEs account for three-fifths of the […]

Setting up a property company as a landlord

When purchasing a buy-to-let property (a property you buy in order to rent it out to tenants) it’s important to think about how you will own the property and what […]

5 reasons why you need a mentor for your start-up

Mentors. They’ve been there, done that and gotten the t-shirt (well maybe not that last one). Yet an unbelievably low number of entrepreneurs start their careers without one. We’re living […]

How to keep your company compliant with Companies House

Companies complaint

In the third and fourth #getstartedup series I discussed how to create your company and the decisions you would need to make to when doing so. I also discussed the […]

4 questions on VAT for small businesses

VAT

You don’t need to be a financial guru to run your own business, much less an accountant. You do, however, need to know a few of the basics. Zervant have put […]

5 decisions to you have to make when setting up a company

Decisions to make for your company

As the founder of a new business you need to decide what type of business you want to run. Many startups begin life as a company, but you can also […]