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Startup Surgery: How long does it take to set up a limited company?
posted on June 27, 2017

Michael O’Brien from chartered accountants and financial advisers Kreston Reeves answers a reader’s question about what is involved in setting up a limited company and how long it takes.

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Startup Surgery: What are share options and how do I issue them to my team?
posted on June 12, 2017

Share options. Definitely a “buzz term” in the startup world. But what exactly are they? And what do you need to do in order to grant share options to members of your team?

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Startup Surgery: Can my co-founder and I ask for a salary with our first Seed investment?
posted on May 18, 2017

Michael O’Brien from chartered accountants and financial advisers Kreston Reeves answers a reader’s question about whether those raising Seed funding can expect to take a salary.

Startup Surgery

How can I retain tech talent?
posted on May 8, 2017

Once you’ve found the people who can help you grow your business, it’s important that you’re able to keep them on board.

Trade marking: Do I need to own the rights to my name and brand?
posted on May 3, 2017

Retaining ownership over the use of your name, your brand, means that you retain the ability to control its use and how it is used.

Doctor, doctor, what accounting records do I need to keep and how should I do it?
posted on April 19, 2017

For many startups maintaining up to date financial records is not at the top of their ever-growing list of priorities, but doing so has never been easier.

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Doctor, doctor, I’ve read about Uber’s employment case and I use contractors for my tech business, should I be worried?
posted on March 7, 2017

Our Startup Surgery’s accountancy ‘doctor’ Michael O’Brien from Kreston Reeves explains when a contractor is no longer classed as self-employed.

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Doctor, doctor, what exactly is a director? What do they do?
posted on January 19, 2017

Caroline Sherrington of Ignition Law explains the role and responsibilities of a company director.

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Doctor, doctor, I’ve just registered for VAT, can I reclaim VAT I incurred before I registered?
posted on November 17, 2016

Michael O’Brien of Kreston Reeves explains which VAT reclaims can be made once you have registered for VAT.

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Doctor, doctor, how can I be sure my insurer will pay my claim?
posted on October 28, 2016

Ben Rose, insurance director at Digital Risks, explains the steps startups can take to ensure their insurer will pay out in the event of a claim.

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Doctor, doctor, what is VAT and how does it affect my small business?
posted on September 29, 2016

Michael O’Brien of Kreston Reeves explores how VAT will affect your small business.

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Doctor, doctor, I’ve just incorporated my first company! What next?
posted on September 18, 2016

Caroline Sherrington of Ignition Law explains the next steps when incorporating a company.

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London FinTech Aire raises $5m Series A from Sunstone Capital and White Star Capital
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London machine learning startup Sportr closes $350k Seed round
posted on July 21, 2017

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A $170m tech fund, a drowning robot and more in The Week in Tech
posted on July 21, 2017

Graphcore founders Nigel Toon CEO (right) & Simon Knowles CTO (left)

Bristol-based Graphcore raises $30m from backers including DeepMind co-founder and Atomico
posted on July 20, 2017