Free Guide to Setting up a Limited Company

This guide will help you understand what is involved in forming and running your own Limited Company. It outlines the pro's and con's, as well as processes associated with setting up a Limited Company, explaining what you need to do to get up and running and what to expect as a director.

What's in the guide 

  • Setting up a Limited Company
  • Limited Company benefits
  • Financial benefits
  • Defining a Limited Company
  • Responsibilities and duties as a director
  • Employment status and complying with IR35
  • Insurance, Legal and Financial consideratons

Running a Limited Company

Running a business as a limited company can provide an ideal foundation on which to grow and give yourself a solid legal and financial base to build on. It’s exciting and inspiring, and brings with it the potential for great financial rewards as your business grows.

Setting up and running a limited company is not a decision to be taken lightly. Because establishing a company is a legal process and your company itself will be a separate legal entity, it entails a greater level of responsibility and commitment. However, running a limited company does bring a number of benefits.

Why Brookson

For over 20 years, we’ve provided accountancy, tax and support services to over 90,000 contractors, freelancers and self-employed professionals - it’s what we specialise in and it means we’ve been able to develop a unique service that is innovative, friendly and easy to use.

  • Know your tax position when you need to – with daily^ updates from Brookson
  • Know how much you can safely withdraw from your business, without spending the taxman’s money
  • Realise your earning potential – now and for the future, with advice on pensions, investments and wealth planning
  • Benefit from FREE and unlimited employment status reviews (IR35)
  • Get support every step of the way with our unique Tax Promise
  • Specialist Advisors available 6 days a week†
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