Media Company Set Up
When setting up a media company it’s important to take the time to ensure you get everything right from the beginning. Our team of media business advisors will make sure you have the information you need to make the right decision for your business needs.
When you start up your media business, you have a number of structures to choose from our team of specialist media advisors can help you select the right company structure for your needs. Each type has unique tax characteristics, so you need to understand the differences before making your decision.
Company Secretarial Services for Media Companies
Our company secretarial team can help you with the compliance aspects of setting up and the statutory requirements of running a media company including:
Media Company Formations
We can create and register a company to meet your specifications or we can provide you with an ‘off the shelf’ company.
Registered Office for Media companies
All companies are required by law to have a registered office, but this does not need to be your operational address. We offer a registered office service to clients where our address can be used as their registered office
Maintenance of Statutory Registers
We can maintain your company’s registers electronically or in hard copy.
Preparation of Minutes
We can prepare draft minutes for directors’ and members’ meetings.
Annual Filings for Media companies
We can complete your company’s Confirmation Statement (formerly known as Annual Return) and deal with filings at Companies House. We also keep an eye on the status of your financial statements to ensure that they are filed on time.
In addition, we can provide you with the following company secretarial services:
Amendments to the officers of the company
Changes to the Memorandum and Articles of Association
Changes to Authorised and issued share capital
Investment in your Media Business
If you are looking for third party investment in your media company, there are several ways to make this tax advantageous for the investor, namely Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)and Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS).
SEIS and EIS offer a range of tax reliefs to investors. We can talk you through the requirements of each scheme and have experience of working with media companies on setting up successful SEIS and EIS schemes.