Knowledge Base

We are continually developing our online knowledge base, based on frequently asked questions and information which we feel will help our customers. If you have any queries or suggestions, please send them to support@creditgate.com and we will try and assist you the best we can.

Further information on:

Types of Company

Sole Traders

Limited Companies

Company Accounts

Filing Requirements


The Profit & Loss Account

The Balance Sheets

Explanation of Ratios in Reports

Credit Limits Explained

Detrimental Information

Glossary of Terms

Frequently Asked Questions "FAQ"

  1. What are the main functions of Companies House? companies house
  2. What are the basic rules on filing company accounts? company accounts
  3. How do I know if I really need a limited company? limited company
  4. How do undertake company formation? company formation
  5. What are the responsibilities of a company director regarding Companies House? company director
  6. What does the annual report include? annual report
  7. Do all companies have to deliver their annual accounts to Companies House? annual accounts
  8. Why undertake a company credit check? company credit check
  9. What information does a credit reference agency hold? credit reference agency
  10. How are the credit score's calculated? credit score
  11. How can I improve my credit rating? credit rating
  12. What is the meaning of a "Company Search"? company search
  13. What type of company information is available? company information
  14. What is a company profile report? company profile
  15. What type of director information can I obtain? director report
  16. What are the basics of credit control? credit control
  17. What are the key decisions a credit manager needs to make? credit manager
  18. Should I create a credit management policy? credit management
  19. Should I be purchasing a company report for new customers? company reports