Useful links

If you can't find what you are looking for on our website then here are some useful sites that could help you.

Start-ups

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.
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.
www.newbusiness.co.uk
A comprehensive website dedicated to new businesses.
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.
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.

Business information

www.britishchambers.org.uk
This is the site of the British Chamber of Commerce, the national voice of local business providing a range of services including international trade, training and cost-effective commercial services.
www.fsb.org.uk
The Federation of Small Business is the leading political lobby for British small business.
www.yell.com
Home of the online version of the Yellow Pages. Search by keywords and browse by category. A hugely impressive site with massive investment.
www.accountingweb.co.uk
A website designed for the accountancy community providing accounting and taxation information.

Government

www.gov.uk
This site aims to tell you "everything" about the UK government.
www.hmrc.gov.uk
Advice for small businesses and those going self-employed. It's surprisingly helpful and full of useful information.
www.companies-house.gov.uk
This provides information for limited companies, including name searches and basic company information.
www.bis.gov.uk
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills.
www.hse.gov.uk
Government health and safety advice.
www.statistics.gov.uk
This is the site of the National Statistics Office. It's updated regularly.

Search engines

www.google.co.uk
The world's most used search engine
www.bing.co.uk
Microsoft's popular search engine.
www.yahoo.co.uk
A very popular search engine.

Business news

www.ft.com
Up to the minute news, information and analysis.
www.bbc.co.uk
Find the latest news on the BBC's website.

Creditors guides – issued 6 April 2017

A Creditors’ Guide to Liquidators Fees
When a company goes into liquidation the costs of the proceedings are paid out of its assets.
A Creditors’ Guide to Administrators Fees
When a company goes into administration the costs of the proceedings are paid out of its assets.
A Creditors’ Guide to Bankruptcy Fees
When an individual becomes bankrupt the costs of the bankruptcy proceedings are paid out of his or her assets.
A Creditors’ Guide to Voluntary Arrangement Fees
In a voluntary arrangement, as in other types of insolvency, the amount of money available for creditors is likely to be affected by the level of costs, including the remuneration of the insolvency practitioner appointed to implement the arrangement.

R3 Creditors guides – post 1st October 2015

A Creditors’ Guide to Voluntary Arrangement Fees
This guide explains how fees are fixed in voluntary arrangements, how the creditors can affect the level of fees, and the information which should be made available to them regarding fees.
A Creditors’ Guide to Trustees in Bankruptcy Fees
When an individual becomes bankrupt the costs of the bankruptcy proceedings are paid out of his or her assets.
A Creditors’ Guide to Administrators Fees
When a company goes into administration the costs of the proceedings are paid out of its assets.
A Creditors’ Guide to Liquidators Fees
When a company goes into liquidation the costs of the proceedings are paid out of its assets.

R3 Creditors guides – pre 1st October 2015

A Creditors’ Guide to Liquidators Fees
When a company goes into liquidation the costs of the proceedings are paid out of its assets.
A Creditors’ Guide to Trustees in Bankruptcy Fees
When an individual becomes bankrupt the costs of the bankruptcy proceedings are paid out of his or her assets.
A Creditors’ Guide to Administrators Fees
When a company goes into administration the costs of the proceedings are paid out of its assets.
A Creditors’ Guide to Liquidators Fees
When a company goes into liquidation the costs of the proceedings are paid out of its assets.

R3 guide to Creditors committees

A Guide for Creditors
Most of us will be familiar with the term “committee” which is used to define a group of people appointed for a specific function by a larger group and typically consisting of members of that group.

02 Aug 2018

Bank of England raise interest rate

The Bank of England has raised the interest rate from 0.5% to 0.75%.

02 Aug 2018

Making Tax Digital for VAT

HMRC has published further information on Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTDfV).

The Insolvency licence holders of this practice are licensed as insolvency practitioners in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales