As the business owner, you’re responsible for ensuring your business keeps accurate financial records and accounts.
Information on setting up a bank account for your business, including sole trading and online banking.
Information on the regulations for online selling and how to accept online payments.
How to align your deadlines for accounts and Company Tax Returns at the end of your limited company's first year.
How an accountant can help you get funding for an idea or business. Includes how to find an accountant.
Find out how to deal with your business debts and how to contact the accountant in bankruptcy.
This is an alternative to liquidation. You reschedule payment to creditors over a fixed period using a Company Voluntary Arrangement to recover from insolvency.
Getting money that your business is owed.
Interest and debt recovery costs you can charge if another business is late paying for goods or services.
Accountant in Bankruptcy contact details.
Liquidating a limited company guidance, including members' voluntary liquidation and creditors' voluntary liquidation.
How to take legal action if someone owes you money, how much it will cost and what happens after you make a claim through the courts.
Object to a company's application to be removed from the companies register.
Defend your company against a statutory demand or a winding up petition - disputing the debt, getting an injunction and challenging the petition in court
Use internationally-recognised court forms to recover money you’re owed by someone in another EU country.
Your rights when sheriff officers visit your home or business – includes proof of identity, forcing entry and complaints.
Find out whether a money lender is legally licensed and, if not, how you can report them anonymously.
How to register as a creditor in a bankruptcy case.
What happens if someone makes a money claim against you, saying you owe them money, and how you can respond or defend yourself.
Check if someone is disqualified from being a company director, or search the list of directors banned in the last 3 months.
What happens after a sheriff court issues a decree.
You can apply to the court to ‘wind up’ a company if it can’t pay its debts of more than £750. If successful, the company will be put into liquidation.