In order to successfully register your business name with the Registrar of Companies, relevant forms and documents must be prepared and submitted to Companies House for incorporation. You cannot start trading until you have obtained a certificate of incorporation issued by the Registrar of Companies.
Concise, London business accountants offer company formation services to individuals who starting out a new business and also established businesses seeking expansion through limited companies. Our business accountants will prepare all the required documents for you and handle the entire incorporation process from start to finish.
The following documents and forms are required to be submitted to the Registrar of Companies in order to form a limited company.
1) Memorandum of Association
This should state your company name, the intended location of the registered office and the objects of your company.
2) Articles of Association
This should have the detailed rules about internal management of your company. If you don't draw up your own articles, you may adopt the standard article (Table A) set out in the Companies Act 2006.
3) Form IN01 : Application To Register A Company
The Form 10 and Form 12 required for incorporating your company under Companies Act 1985 have been superseded by Form IN01.
With effect from 1 October 2009, all new company incorporation must use Form IN01. This document gives details of the directors, secretary, shareholders, and the intended location of the registered office of your company as well as share structure. The form is 18 pages long. If you are using our company formation services, our accountants will do all the filling out exercise for you.
Under the new company law, the director is required to provide service address instead of residential address for public record. The service address can be your company registered office address. However, the director residential address can still be obtained via credit agency that providing credit check services to public.
For registration of a public company, you require to obtain a certificate required before starts trading.
Where To Get The Form
Form IN01 can be downloaded here free of charge.
There is a standard fee payable to Companies House for registering a limited company. The company formation packages offered by Concise Accountancy includes the statutory fee payable to Companies House.
Other Incorporation Option
The fastest way to incorporation is to buy a Ready Made company from Concise Accountants. We will handle the necessary paperwork for you from change of the company name, if you wish, to appointing your own company directors and secretary including preparation of the amended Memorandum and Articles of Associations and relevant forms for Companies House for you.
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