How to register a limited company

The ins and outs to starting your ltd company

Operating through a limited company has many benefits. Whilst registering your limited company can be complex if you aren’t 100% sure of what you are doing, the fully qualified accountants at Futurelink Group will be happy to help.

As experts in payroll and accountancy services, the team at Futurelink Group have a wealth of experience in registering and managing limited companies. To find out more information about our services and how you can get your company registered, call our friendly experts on 01923 277 900.

The following paragraphs will breakdown the process of registering a limited company and the advantages that come hand in hand.

Why operate through a limited company?

As a contractor working through a limited company, there are a number of advantages for you to benefit from.

The biggest appeal of a limited company is limited liability. In a nutshell, limited liability means that you and your business are considered separate entities; you aren’t personally liable for the debts of the company. In contrast, if you were to operate as a sole trader, you would have unlimited liability and be personally responsible for any debt.

Limited companies are generally considered the most tax efficient way for contractors to operate. There are far more tax planning opportunities than compared to if you chose to operate as a sole trader or through an umbrella company.  Our fully qualified accountants will be able to explain these to you in more detail, so feel free to contact us to find out more.

Larger companies, particularly PLCs will only deal with limited companies. Therefore, if you are likely to work with a number of larger clients you’ll need to make sure that you have limited company status or you could find yourself missing out on some potentially lucrative work.

Register a limited company

Registering your limited company is quite straightforward, and with the services of the team here at Futurelink Group, we can get your company up and running within 24 hours.

Our comprehensive limited company solution is ideal if you want to operate in the most tax efficient way possible but don’t want to spend hours filing tax returns and sets of accounts. At Futurelink Group, we have a wealth of experience in managing limited companies and can take away most of the administrative duties that often come hand in hand with owning a limited company. Our fully qualified accountants will:

  • Register a limited company
  • File your company accounts
  • Complete VAT returns
  • Prepare your self-assessment
  • Provide specialist tax advice

We are well equipped at handling the accountancy needs of contractors, so rest assured that your finances are in safe hands. We’ll never miss a deadline and can register a limited company in a matter of hours.

To find out more about our limited company solution, call our dedicated customer care team on 01923 277 900 and they will be happy to talk everything through with you.

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