Links

Accounting Software

VT Cash Book
http://www.vtsoftware.co.uk/cashbook/
This is a free to download and use simple accounting software that links in with the bigger and more extensive VT Transaction Plus that we also use.

Business

AccountingWEB
http://www.accountingweb.co.uk
A website designed for the accountancy community providing accounting and taxation information.

British Chamber of Commerce
http://www.britishchambers.org.uk
The national voice of local business providing a range of services including international trade, training and cost-effective commercial services.

Federation of Small Business
http://www.fsb.org.uk
The leading political lobby for British small business.

Business News

Financial Times
http://www.ft.com
Up to the minute news, information and analysis.

BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk
Find the latest news on the BBC's website.

Employers

BrightPay
https://www.brightpay.co.uk/
Fully featured, easy-to-use payroll software 

HM Revenue & Customs
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/employers/index.shtml

Driving Transport & Travel

DVLA
​https://www.gov.uk/browse/driving

​Merseyrail
http://www.merseyrail.org/

National rail
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Government

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills
http://www.bis.gov.uk

Health and Safety Executive
http://www.hse.gov.uk
Government health and safety advice.

National Statistics Office
http://www.statistics.gov.uk
Updated regularly.

The UK Patent Office
http://www.patent.gov.uk

Limited Companies

Companies House
http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/

Professional

ACCA Global
http://www.accaglobal.com/

Professional Fee Protection

Details of or to subscribe to Professional Fee Protection Cover.
http://he.qdosconsulting.com/home/tfp-insurance

Start-ups

Startups
http://www.startups.co.uk
This is aimed at SMEs. It has a clear and simple design and combines news with practical advice. There's plenty of practical advice in a no-nonsense style.

Prince's Trust
http://www.princes-trust.org.uk
An independent organisation aiming to foster success in young people to start and develop their own businesses. Also hosts a national competition for start-ups to accelerate young business ideas. Free advice for 16 to 30 year olds.

NewBusiness
http://www.newbusiness.co.uk
A comprehensive website dedicated to new businesses.

Shell Livewire
http://www.shell-livewire.org
Provides the latest information on how Shell Livewire assists people aged 16-30 who are looking to start their own business.

Idox J4b Portal
http://www.j4b.co.uk
Offers a simple 4-step grant search service. It has comprehensive, up-to-date information on business grants currently available in only a few seconds. It contains regional information on around 5,000 capital grants.

Taxation

HM Revenue & Customs
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk

VAT

HM Revenue & Customs
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/vat/index.htm

WILLS

Professional Will Writer (Solicitor)

http://willwritten.com

 

 

Downloadable Forms

HM Revenue & Customs

64-8 Authorising your agent
CWF1 Becoming self employed and registering for National Insurance contributions and/or tax
CH2 Child benefit claim form
P11D(b) Return of class 1a national insurance contributions due
P11DX Dispensation for expenses payments and benefits in kind
P46: Car Car provided for the private use of an employee or director
VAT1 Application for registration
VAT2 Partnership details
VAT7 Application to cancel your VAT registration
VAT68 Request for transfer of a registration number
 

Companies House

AA01 Change of accounting reference date
AA02 Dormant Company Accounts (DCA)
AA06 Statement of guarantee by a parent undertaking of a subsidiary company
AR01 Annual Return
AD02 Notification of single alternative inspection location (SAIL)
AD03 Change of location of the company records to the single alternative inspection location (SAIL)
AD04 Change of location of the company records to the registered office
AD01 Change of registered office address
AP01 Appointment of director
AP02 Appointment of corporate director
AP03 Appointment of secretary
AP04 Appointment of corporate secretary
TM01 Termination of appointment of director
TM02 Termination of appointment of secretary
CH01 Change of director's details
CH02 Change of corporate director's details
CH03 Change of secretary's details
CH04 Change of corporate secretary's details
DS01 Striking off application by a company
DS02 Withdrawal of striking off application by a company
IN01 Application to register a company
LQ01 Notice of appointment of an administrative receiver, receiver or manager
MR01 Particulars of a charge
MR02 Particulars of a charge subject to which property or undertaking has been acquired
NM01 Notice of change of name by resolution
Res CA2006 Special resolution on change of name
Written Res CA2006 Written special resolution on change of name
SH01 Return of allotment of shares
SH03 Return of purchase of own shares
SH06 Notice of cancellation of shares
SH08 Notice of name or other designation of class of shares
LL IN01 Application for the incorporation of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL AP01 Appointment of member of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL AP02 Appointment of corporate member of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL CH01 Change of details of a member of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL CH02 Change of details of a corporate member of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL TM01 Termination of appointment of member of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL AA01 Change of accounting reference date of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL AA06 Statement of guarantee by a parent undertaking of a subsidiary LLP
LL AD01 Change of Registered Office Address of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL AD02 Notification of the single alternative inspection location (SAIL) of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL AD03 Change of location of the records to the single alternative inspection location (SAIL) of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL AR01 Annual Return of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL DE01 Notice of change of status of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL NM01 Notice of change of name of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL DS01 Striking off application by a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LL MR01 Particulars of a charge created by an LLP
LL MR02 Particulars of a charge subject to which property or undertaking has been acquired by an LLP