If you are planning to set up a new business in United Kingdom or United States - read these articles, linked to below, by Jessica Hoyt. in the GLOBIG blog. She describes the different types of enterprises you can set up and explains the advantages and disadvantages with them. The overview makes it possible to compare the different types and guides you in your process of setting up a company. The articles are a perfect introduction to the topic and can be used both for students and for entrepreneurs starting up an international business.