Set up a private limited company

1. Setting up

You can run your business as a private limited company. This means the company:

  • is legally separate from the people who run it
  • has separate finances from your personal ones
  • can keep any profits it makes after paying tax

What you’ll need to do

To set up a private limited company you need to register with Companies House. This is known as ‘incorporation’.

You’ll need:

You’ll also need:

Once you have these details, you can register your company.