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Starting a Limited Partnership

By |2019-02-19T16:24:31+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Company Formation|

Since the introduction of limited companies and LLP’s, limited partnerships are a less popular type of business structure. LP's are still incorporated as they provide a more formal structure than a general partnership. A Limited Partnership must register with Companies House by filing the LP5 form. When the LP5 form is not completed you are [...]

Same Day Company Formation

By |2019-02-19T15:54:18+00:00October 5th, 2016|Categories: Company Formation|

Starting your own limited company only takes a few hours with our online incorporation system. It takes just a few minutes to enter your details and your application is submitted to Companies House immediately. When you form your company online using you are using our bespoke incorporation system. This has been rigorously tested and approved [...]

Edinburgh Registered Office Services

By |2019-02-19T15:50:38+00:00September 24th, 2016|Categories: Address Services, Company Formation|

Companies registered in Scotland are legally required to maintain an effective registered office address at all times. This address is used by Companies House and HM Revenue & Customs. Our Edinburgh registered office service allows our address to be used by these two organisations and includes the forwarding of the government mail. Home based business [...]

How Many Shares In a New Company?

By |2019-02-19T15:48:41+00:00September 15th, 2016|Categories: Companies House, Company Formation, Document Filing|

You have decided to form a company but you are not sure how many shares you need to issue. UK companies are started to make a profit for the shareholders who are the owners of the company. When forming a new company you will need to issue shares to at least one person. UK companies [...]

Your Queries About Registered Office Services

By |2019-02-19T15:45:27+00:00August 19th, 2016|Categories: Address Services, Companies House, Company Formation|

What is a registered office? A registered office is basically an address of a company registered with Companies House. It works as the official address of that company, organisation or the legal entity. This is the address where letters and reminders from Companies House are sent. The registered office can be in England and Wales, [...]

Sole Traders and Contractors Forming Limited Companies

By |2019-02-19T15:42:46+00:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: Company Formation|

Many individuals working as sole traders and contractors have been forming limited companies to benefit from flexible tax planning. Operating as a company rather than a sole trader has several benefits that deserve consideration. Choosing to form a company rather than operate as a sole trader has been common practice for many years. As sole traders [...]

What is a PSC Register?

By |2018-01-17T16:41:24+00:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Companies House, Company Formation, Document Filing|

From 6th April 2016, it was a requirement for all UK Companies, LLP’s and social enterprises to keep a record of ‘People with Significant Control’ (PSC). UK Companies have to gather this information in preparation for filing an official register. UK companies aree required to record the information at Companies House from 30th June 2016. [...]

Guide to the New Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act

By |2019-02-19T14:13:55+00:00May 8th, 2016|Categories: Companies House, Company Formation, Document Filing|

After its original announcement in 2014 the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act gained Royal Assent in March 2015. The scope of the Act is expansive and there will be significant changes to the laws behind corporate transparency, dispute resolution and statutory filing. Predominantly, the driving force behind the planned provisions is to increase trust [...]

How to Change Company Officers?

By |2019-02-19T14:12:54+00:00April 27th, 2016|Categories: Company Formation, Document Filing|

In the UK a registered limited company must have one company director appointed at all times. It is a legal requirement to keep Companies House informed of any changes to officers.  Directors must also update the company registers to show any changes. When forming a new company you provide the details of the first company [...]

What is a Ready-Made Company?

By |2019-02-19T14:00:45+00:00March 18th, 2016|Categories: Companies House, Company Formation|

When starting your own business you may ask yourself do I want to register a new company or should I buy a ready-made company? Ready-made companies can often be referred to as a ‘shelf company’. This is essentially a company which is pre-registered at Companies House. They have had no previous trading activity and has [...]

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