Register your Limited Company in 3 easy steps!
Over 600,000 Companies Incorporated in the UK in 2017.
Check instantly if your desired company name is available and choose a company formation package and options that's right for you.
Select one of our formation package then fill out our short 100% online application. We take care of sending your application to Companies House.
Start trading in a few hours. Documents are available in your online account. Printed docs are sent out the next day.
Most of our companies are formed within 3 to 6 working hours. In some cases it may take longer, subject to Companies House workload.
Our company formation process is 100% online, without the need for any paperwork, signatures or documents.
Your new Company Limited by Shares will be fully approved by Companies House and ready to trade today.
There are no hidden fees as Companies House fees for the incorporation of your company are included in all our packages.
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.
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.
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
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%)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Online Filings offers entrepreneurs professional expert advice and assistance to register a company and provide:
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.
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.
Call, email or chat; we’re here for you. We provide help with added services after your business has been incorporated.