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    • _Chris_
    • By _Chris_ 5th Mar 18, 6:23 PM
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    Protecting company name ?
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    • 5th Mar 18, 6:23 PM
    Protecting company name ? 5th Mar 18 at 6:23 PM
    If just starting out, funds are low, and income very minimal, how do you protect the company name, so that no-one else can register it?
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    • unforeseen
    • By unforeseen 5th Mar 18, 7:05 PM
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    Register it?
    • comeandgo
    • By comeandgo 5th Mar 18, 7:31 PM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 7:31 PM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 7:31 PM
    Get a ltd company. Two ltd companies cannot have the same name.
    • 00ec25
    • By 00ec25 5th Mar 18, 8:05 PM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 8:05 PM
    you need to realise that you have to spend to accumulate

    if funds are so low that you can't protect the "company" name by setting up a company in the first place then what exactly are you asking about?

    companies are very cheap to buy, their running costs are less cheap
    • _Chris_
    • By _Chris_ 5th Mar 18, 9:17 PM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 9:17 PM
    Thanks all, have heard there's some way of having a dormant coy name, so that it's still registered to you?
    • Savvy_Sue
    • By Savvy_Sue 5th Mar 18, 9:57 PM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 9:57 PM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 9:57 PM
    Thanks all, have heard there's some way of having a dormant coy name, so that it's still registered to you?
    Originally posted by _Chris_
    There is, but you'd be well advised to speak to an accountant.

    Is this name really so precious that someone else might snatch it away from you?
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    • 6th Mar 18, 1:32 AM
    Do you have the domain name? Might be worth buying that in both .com and .co.uk so nobody else can.

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