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Printed Pack £16.99 +VAT

Summary

Our Printed Pack includes a ready-to-trade company along with all your documents (certificate of incorporation, share certificates and Memorandum and articles of association). The documents will be emailed to you as soon as the company is registered and hard copies of the documents will be posted to you. The share certificates should be signed by a director of the company before they are given to the shareholders.

When opening a business bank account with a company that has more than one PSC, the bank will need to see all the PSCs in person. A PSC is a person of significant control, normally anyone who controls more than 25% of the voting shares issued by a company. The bank will also probably request to see the signed share certificates as well. This package also includes access to a free company administration portal, which helps you to effectively and efficiently manage your company as well as free portal support for the entire lifetime of your new company.

Users, Requirements and Suitability

Our Printed Pack is suitable for all new companies and start-ups that have more than one shareholder. The company is free to start operating and trading as soon as it is incorporated, which means that contracts and other agreements can be initiated even before a bank account is opened.

Upgrade option

Every company needs an official address – one that will be the official address of the company and will be displayed on the Companies House website. The home address of one of the shareholders or directors can be used as the official address unless it is a rented address and the landlord objects. When a home address is registered as a registered office, that address is being made public via the Companies House website. The majority of our clients prefer to safeguard their privacy, so we offer a Registered Office Service to help ensure confidentiality and discretion. We also give free service addresses to directors, shareholders and company secretaries of any company using our Registered Office Service. This being the case, you may wish to upgrade your choice to the privacy pack.

Pricing and Value for Money

Our Printed Pack gives new companies everything they need to start operating and trading usually within 1 working day. The printed certificates will also enable you satisfy the bank’s request when they ask you for the certificates that allow you to open a bank account, which they are likely to do when there is more than 1 PSC.

What's Included in this package

  • Ready-To-Trade Company Limited By Shares

  • Companies House Filing Fee Paid By Us

  • Digital (PDF) Company Documents

  • Company Administration Portal

  • Web Authentication Code

  • Free Administration Support

  • Printed Company Documents - UK delivery only

  • PSC Register

Optional Services

  • Free Referrals To Business Banking

  • Merchant Account Referral

  • Free Referral To a Payroll Bureau

  • VAT Registration Service

  • Non Status Bank Account

  • Accountant Referral With Free Initial Consultation

Free referrals to bank and card merchant accounts

Barclays Bank
Lloyds Bank
Cashplus Bank
Worldpay Bank

FAQs

How long does it take to form a company?

Just like most formation agents, we use a third-party software system that links our orders directly to Companies House. Once your order is placed, it is automatically forwarded to Companies House. The time taken is entirely dependent on Companies House’s workload. Companies House will normally complete your application within 1 working day. In unusual circumstances, Companies House systems can be interrupted and take more than a day to resolve, but this is very rare.

Do I need to specify what my business is or the objects of the company?

There is no requirement to specify the objects of your company or the nature of your trade in the articles of association (constitution) of the company. However, you will be asked to provide a SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) code when you make your application. A drop-down list of all the available classifications is available at the appropriate juncture in the application. You only need to select one code, and it should be the code that is the most accurate. It is very rare to find an exact SIC match, so use a general SIC match if that is all that is available.

What are the charges?

We offer a discount to first time buyers who wish only to buy a basic limited company formation. The basic price is always published and clearly stated but will vary from time to time. There are never any hidden charges. There is a selection of more expensive packages, and there are extra services you can buy. We charge for all the extras, but they are entirely optional.

How many people do I need to form a company?

You need a shareholder and a director. The shareholder and the director can be the same person, so a company can be formed with just 1 person. Shareholders are the owners of the company while the directors are the people responsible for managing a company. The director must be at least 16 years of age.

What documents are required to create a company?

You do not need any documents to form a company, and the entire process is online. Our systems generate and submit forms IN01 and the Memorandum and articles of association on your behalf when you complete your order.

What company name can I use?

Subject to specific rules, you can use any company name, provided it does not already exist or resembles another company name on the Companies House Register. Our name search box is linked to Companies House and will advise you if your proposed name is available.

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