My client is buying an established beauty salon, and will make it a limited company.
They plan to buy more over time and run each as a separate limited company. Their end goal is to own several salons, with different names, different people working in them (as rent a chair or employees) in a variety of towns in their county.
Each business will be registered separately and have its own tax return submitted. Each will have its own bank account. They will be financially independent from one another, financed through director's loans until they self-sustain. They will not share equipment, they will not share office space and they will not be advertised or grouped together.
There will be zero common employees. My client will be the director for each.
Could the director work in each salon to help set up, adding revenue to the limited company for the relevant salon?
Please ask if I haven't made anything clear.
It appears to me that this should be possible, but as separation is not black and white, it's worth canvassing opinions.