UK Company Formation -
Information on company registration and incorporating a business. A range of
formations options and packages available.
Business Link - Advice on selecting a suitable business structure and on
incorporating a company.
Register a UK Company -
Information, guidance and advice on how to register a company
in the UK. Practical resources and links to useful websites.
Companies House -
The Registrant of all UK company registration applications.
Business registration services offering online company formations and registration
BBC Consumer - Start a Business -
Articles on Starting a Business as a limited company and advice on tax and
Company registrations in the UK account for a significant proportion
of business start ups. The attraction of setting up a company lies with the
opinion that limited companies offer protection and status which other business
There is a large range of company formation packages available which
cater for those requiring a basic package to those wishing to register a company
with other optional features including. These include registered office address,
mail forwarding, and nominee services and so on.
Recent research suggests that company registration is set to balloon over
the forthcoming years as cultural and work place changes, particularly where
computerisation and other technological advances are imminent. The absence of a job for life ethos, together with the internet will result in increased
numbers of people regarding company formations as the means to progress.
The internet is now the primary means of registering a company. The
introduction of Online
incorporation has meant that setting up limited companies now takes hours instead of
weeks. Also, a company registration can be purchased for less than £25 as thus
is likely to encourage individuals to have a goÂ at starting a business,
perhaps even several times, should the initial attempts prove to be
Online company set-up is likely to face increased regulation as the
government, both national and regional, attempt to curtail the parallel rise in
online fraud. Dishonest behaviour sometimes involves the setting up a UK limited
company in order to put some distance between the online perpetrators and their
If you think that company registration may be something which might aid your
plans for the future, visit our resources
section for additional sites on company formation and related areas.