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> Company Formation Help

We have a team of experienced Business Consultants ready to answer your company formation questions and to help you through the process. We have been forming limited companies since 2003 and are experts in UK company formation processes.

In the unlikely event that our Business Consultants cannot answer your question immediately they can call on support from our in-house team of accountants, company secretarial experts, designers, developers and marketing and technical specialists.

We have put together the help sections below to reflect some of the company formation questions which our clients most frequently ask.


Picking a Company Name

The first step in completing a company formation is finding an available company name. Any name you pick needs to be unique and comply with the company name rules.


What company names are available?

What are sensitive words?

Checking Trademarks and Intellectual Property



Company Formation Information

Our company formation service provides you with a fast and professional company registration. Once you have provided the information for your company formation we can usually provide you with a company number within 3 to 5 hours.

What information do I need for a company formation?

What documents do I need for a company formation?

What is a registered office address?

Who can be a company director?

Who can be a company secretary?

How should I allocate shares?

What is a PSC?

What are SIC Codes?



Legal Compliance

When a company is registered in the UK you will be issued with a Certificate of Incorporation. You are then expected to make sure that your new company is legally compliant. This means putting in place some extra documents and checking whether you need to do any additional registrations.

What are statutory registers?

Who needs to register for data protection?

Checking Trademarks and Intellectual Property

What insurance do new companies need?

Annual requirements with Companies House



HMRC & Tax

Dealing with HMRC and taxes are often the biggest concerns for new company directors. Exactly what you need to do will depend on the size and turnover of your company.

Registering with HMRC

Do you need to register for VAT?

Do you need to register for PAYE?

Annual requirements with HMRC