Forming a limited company
Any individual of any nationality may register a limited company as long as they
are not an un-discharged bankrupt, they have not been restrained by court order and they are not subject to UK government
All limited company registrations must be submitted
to Companies House. To undertake a limited company registration you’ll need:
- A company name. It is possible to register almost any name providing it hasn't been previously
registered by another company and it isn’t misleading or offensive.
- At least one individual who can be the director and shareholder .
- At least one person who is willing to become a Shareholder. They can
do this by buying a single £1 share in the company (this person could be the director or the company secretary).
- A registered office address. This is the official address where all statutory documents
from Companies House will be sent. This address will appear on the public records and must be a full UK postal address, PO
Box numbers will not be accepted.
Limited company documentation
The key documents you receive when forming a company using our services depend on the package you select:
- The Certificate of Incorporation. This is the official certificate issued by the
registrar on successful incorporation of a limited company. The certificate states your company registration number,
company name and date of incorporation.
- The Memorandum of Association,
which defines what the company will do, the company name and registered office address, and contains statements referring
to limited liability, authorised share capital and share price.
- The Articles
of Association, which defines how the shareholders and officers will run the company. The majority of limited companies
adopt a legal table commonly referred to as 'Table A'.
Certificates : Proof that you are the shareholder and how many shares you have in the company
- First Minutes - minutes appointing Directors- issuing of shares - registered
office location etc
- Appointments Report - direct from companies
house showing the information such as directors details held at companies house- assurance that all information
held is correct .