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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.
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 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.
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. UK corporation tax is currently 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 and pay less tax than trading as sole trader.
Distinct Legal Entity, Limited Liability
Shareholders' obligation to pay for business debts is restricted to the amount paid for their shares. This means their personal assets – property, car, finances etc. – are secure and cannot be used if the company becomes insolvent.
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.
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.
How Baclays gets your details and what happens next- once you have completed your incorporation, onlinefilings.co.uk will automatically send your details via a secure link to Barclays.
- Within 48 hours working day of receiving your details, Barclays will call you to arrange a time convenient for you to meet your Barclays Business Manager and open your account.
CashbackOnce Barclays bank confirm to you that your bank account has been opened, you then need to complete our cash back form and we will then transfer the cash back to you.
Paid by onlinefilings.co.uk when you open a Barclays Business Bank account.
Start Your Limited Company Using a Formation Agent
Online Filings offers entrepreneurs, professional expert advice and assistance to register a company and provide:
Online Filings is a Companies House authorised formation agent and approved filing and secretarial software provider. 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.