sole traders

register your sole trader company online now

Choose a name for your company
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Checking the availability of your company name

Our system will search the companies house register for existing names that are the same or too similar to any name that you enter. If your name is not available to register, you can try a different name or try one of our suggested alternatives.

Enter a Company Name to Check Availability
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what do you get

  • Registration with HMRC for self employment (CWF1)
  • Guide to operating as a sole trader
  • 3 months phone and email support from our accounting team
  • 3 months bookkeeping (just send your paperwork via our app or freepost envelopes)
  • 3 months financial reports updating you on how your business is doing
  • Company name protection at companies house to prevent anyone trading under your LTD name
  • We file all documents required by statutory compliance law for your company name for as long as you wish to keep it registered.

what does it cost

  • £77.00 with Limited company name protection
  • If you would like to continue with accountancy after 3 months there is a monthly charge of £30 plus VAT

how can you pay

  • We take all standard forms of card payment, or if you prefer you can call our helpful team to pay by phone


  • If registering your sole trader company between Oct - March we will take a top up fee of £75 plus vat to complete your year end accounts if required.
  • All legal filing at HMRC and Companies House is included after six months of ongoing contract
  • VAT and Payroll services are available for an additional charge at request.
  • You are not fixed into any contracts and are free to suspend the service at any time
  • Registering your company name with Companies House is not a legal requirement for sole traders, but it is a good indication as to whether you should trade under that name, and it protects your brand for the future as nobody else may register it
  • The registration is made by Duport so your personal information is not entered onto the public register
  • Companies house only process Limited company requests Monday to Friday 9-5, but you can submit your application through this site any time
  • You should not assume your company name has been approved until you receive your documents from us
  • If you suspend the monthly service we will not continue the legal filing for your company name protection at Companies House. In this instance you can opt to cancel the service or renew this service for £65.00 plus vat each year.
  • At any stage we can transfer the company name to you for £59.00 plus vat and you will be responsible for the company filing.
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  • 2nd Floor
    5 High St
    Westbury on Trym
    BS9 3BY