Showing your company number

Discussion in 'Advertising Offline/Online & Canvassing' started by SqueegeeDan, Feb 16, 2015.

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  1. SqueegeeDan

    SqueegeeDan Newcomer
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    Hi all.
    I've take the plunge and gone ltd and was wondering if the same rules about showing your company reg number on your web page applies to leaflets. I havent had it yet and im itching to get these leaflets printed.
    Thank you in advance
     
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  2. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    If anything is in print be it website, stationary or leaflets as a limited company I assume you should have your company reg on there as well. Reason being anyone could say they are a limited company that are actually not.
     
  3. SqueegeeDan

    SqueegeeDan Newcomer
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    Thank you Smurk

    If anyone has the same problem you can find your crn on the companys house search company site. Just google it
     
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    I've been called many names but never smurk :D
     
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  5. Could do with a thread on pros and cons of going limited.
    What's driven you to it squidgydan?
     
  6. DMD

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    i'm a limited company, don't have any leaflets printed but on any invoices i have it as a footer in tiny writing as not to detract attention from how much i am owed :D

    business cards don't need them on it.

    If someone really wants to find out if you are a genuine company they can google or ask you for your certificate number
     
  7. SqueegeeDan

    SqueegeeDan Newcomer
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    Lol sorry smurf!

    SPC Im going ltd for a few reasons really
    i. Im hoping to have a second member of staff soon and if there are any leagal issues it will be the company being prosicuted and not me( not that i have any dodgey illegal things happening in business)
    ii. I was told by a friend who owns a much bigger cleaning company that bigger companys tend to prefer ltd businesses doing work for them. (Unsure why)
    iii. I now clean carpets and ovens and i am looking to go into office cleaning too so squeegee dan window cleaning doesnt really fit the bill but squeegee dan ltd sound great

    DMD I put it on anyway as a king of reassurance to anyone interested in having work done
     
  8. DMD

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    You are correct in the points you make about being limited.

    We do predominantly builders cleans & most companies require a company reg number as a formality.

    In cleaning it makes a big difference and separates you from joe gypo trying their hand at it for pocket money. A LTD company shows commitment (usually) to provide a better, more legal service.

    I was told you had to be doing +30k for it to be worth it.

    Minimum wage & dividends :)
     
  9. windowsurfer

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    If your limited and things go pear shaped, I think you get to keep your house if you own it, as its the business that goes under.

    Going Limited seemingly gives the right impression that your serious and companies that want to use your services.

    I see you do oven cleaning, how is that done, im sure I saw someone doing that, at the back of a van and they were just cleaning the removable internals with hot water? Need to get this put in the add on services forum if not there, good service for rainy days.
     
  10. So you pay yourself minimum wage (tax reasons) and award yourself dividends. Are these taxable like income tax? How does the dividend thing work?
     
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