The fastest way to incorporation is to buy an off the shelf company, this type of company is often referred to as a ready made company.
A Ready made company will have the following documents registered with Companies House.
- Memorandum and Articles,
- Articles of Association,
- A statement of first directors and secretary and intended address of registered office and declaration of compliance with the requirements on application for registration of a company under section 9 of Companies Act 2006.
The company has a certificate of incorporation issued by Companies House.
The ready made company may have couple of annual return and/or confirmation statement and dormant accounts filings with Companies House. The filings would confirm the ready made company is a dormant company.
You can start your business as soon as you bought your ready made company. Usually the transfer of ownership can be done within couple of hours.
The transfer of ownership documentations including appointment of new director, change of shareholders details, change of your company registered office and company name change if you wish, would be delivered to Companies House to effect the new ownership of the company.
You may appoint a company secretary for a ready made company. Under the Companies Act 2006, the appointment is optional.
List of ready made companies with prestigious names
|Ready made company||Incorporation date||How old|
|Everything for runners Ltd||20.05.2010||9|
|Fine Arts and pictures Limited||19.02.2013||6|
|Colorful Unicorn Ltd||19.02.2013||6|
|Cute gifts and flowers Limited||18.02.2013||6|
Contact us if you have any questions about ready made companies.