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Register your Limited Company in 3 easy steps!
Over 600,000 Companies Incorporated in the UK in 2017.


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Your Registration Number in 3 Hours
Authorised Formation Agent
Companies House £12 Fees Included
Pricing Starts at £14.99




How to Start a Limited Company?



1. Check your company name availability

Check instantly if your desired company name is available and choose a company formation package and options that's right for you.

2. Fill out our short simplified application in less than 10 min

Select one of our formation package then fill out our short 100% online application. We take care of sending your application to Companies House.

3. Receive your company registration number

Start trading in a few hours. Documents are available in your online account. Printed docs are sent out the next day.



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Limited Company in details


   Same Day Processing

Most of our companies are formed within 3 to 6 working hours. In some cases it may take longer, subject to Companies House workload.

  No Paperwork, Signatures or Documents Required

Our company formation process is 100% online, without the need for any paperwork, signatures or documents.

  Ready to Trade Limited by Shares Company

Your new Company Limited by Shares will be fully approved by Companies House and ready to trade today.

    Companies House Filing Fee Included

There are no hidden fees as Companies House fees for the incorporation of your company are included in all our packages.

   What is required to set up a company?

To register a company limited by shares, you will need a suitable company name, at least one director and one shareholder (both of whom can be the same person) and an address for your company. You must also decide how many shares you wish to issue.

  What are the annual requirements?

A Limited company must file annual tax returns ('corporation' tax returns) with HM Revenue and Customs.It must also file an annual return to Companies House, which is a snapshot of general information about the company.



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Most Convenient Way To Start Your Business Online


A private company limited by shares (LTD or limited company) is the most popular type of company incorporated in the UK. This type of company is owned by shareholders and managed by directors.It can be registered in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland


Tax benefit of a Limited Company

As a limited company you are likely to pay less personal tax than a sole trader. Limited company profits are subject to UK Corporation Tax, which for the 2017/18 tax year is set at 19%. If you are the director and shareholder of a limited company, you may choose to take a small salary and draw most of your income in the form of dividends (taxed at 7.5%)

Distinct Legal Entity, Limited Liability

A limited company is a completely separate entity from its owners. Assuming no fraud has taken place, your ‘limited liability’ means you will not be personally liable for any financial losses made by your business. A limited company can therefore give you added protection should things go wrong.

Limited Company Name Protection

Online filings is an authorised formation agent and we register your limited company directly with Companies House. Therefore, your company name is protected by law. No-one else can use the same name as you, or anything deemed to be too similar.



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Barclays Business Bank Account

Every limited company requires a bank account to start trading. Through our relationship with Barclays we can offer a simple and fast account opening process with 12 months free business banking.



Barclays Business current accounts offers banking tailored to your business. It is simple, intuitive banking that puts you in charge of your finances when you are starting out.


Why choose Barclays ?



Kick-start your business with free banking for 12 months, with expert advice on hand when you need it in those vital early months


Monthly Loyalty Reward - The longer you stay with Barclays, the more of the bank charges, Barclays will give back to you each month


Simple price plans - When your free banking period ends, Barclays will keep your account on the best deal, with two price plans that reflects how you make and receive payments.


Open you Business Bank Account using our fast track service, our team of dedicated Business Managers will support you in all aspect of getting your new venture up and running.

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Start Your Limited Company Using a Formation Agent



Online Filings offers entrepreneurs professional expert advice and assistance to register a company and provide:



Professional Services

Online Filings is a Companies House authorised formation agent. This means that we have developped our own incorporation software, approved by Companies House which securely sends all your information directly to Companies House.

Fast and Easy Process

We have simplified the formation process by creating a streamlined registration form. Our online digital assistant provides useful tips for a step by step support. Your limited company can be incorporated within a few hours and your new business bank account will be ready within days.

Lifetime Customer Support

Call, email or chat; we’re here for you. We provide help with added services after your business has been incorporated.



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