The quick start guide to limited companies

Depending on the sort of work you do, you might decide to set up your business as a limited company. The legal structure of your business can affect the way that you pay tax, pay yourself, or the funding available to you.

Running your business as a limited company also means there are obligations you must meet.

Our useful reference guide to limited companies will explain what your responsibilities are when operating your business as a limited company.


What is a limited company?

Watch our help video to understand what it means to run a limited company, and why it’s different from a being a sole trader.

It will also describe the types of limited company, so you can choose which one works best for you.