Category Archives: Starting up

Small is beautiful

When they talk about small companies, people often seem to get very scared about “looking like an amateur” and treat it as a big bad bogey man who must be appeased at all cost. Granted, everyone wants to look professional, … Continue reading

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The tax inspectors cometh (via post)

Crossbone systems was formed electronically with Companies House on the 21st of November, 2007. Using myself as the example, the dates on documents I have received indicate that it takes only two days for HM Revenue & Customs to receive … Continue reading

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Does your bank love or hate you?

It turns out that banks love high-tech guys. They can’t wait to shower us in “free” services and add-on products designed to make our lives easier. The poor market trader with his stacks of cash is totally obsolete from a … Continue reading

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Public address system

I’ve been spending a rather unhealthy amount of time worrying about registered addresses over the last few days. When starting a company, using your home address may not be practical or legal, depending upon your status as a tenant, zoning … Continue reading

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Company founded, woohoo!

On Wednesday, I founded Crossbone Systems. Before founding the company, I considered blogging the experience but was worried that the whole thing might come across as a little nauseating. Well, now I’ve already made my first costly mistake, I figure … Continue reading

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