A Limited by Shares Company, most commonly known as a Limited Company is our most popular type of UK Incorporation. This type of company is a legal entity which exist separately from its owners. As the company is a separate legal entity from the people running the company they will not be responsible for the company’s debts.
A Limited Company is the most popular type of company formation in the UK. It is a business structure where the Directors or Shareholders have their liability limited to the contributions which they have made or invested in the company. A Limited Company can be formed by anyone going into business to make a profit. All details are entered easily online and there is no requirement for original signatures.
You can register a Limited Company with just one person acting as the director and shareholder of the company. The directors are responsible for the day to day running of the company. The extent of their responsibilities are outlined in the Articles of Association.
You are able to appoint corporate officers to a Limited Company, however; you cannot just have corporate officers, an individual director must also be appointed.
You are able to appoint a secretary to a Limited Company, although a secretary is no longer a requirement.
Once all company information has been submitted to the company registrar, a Limited Company formation usually takes within 3 to 24 hours (dependent on the company registrar) and is then ready to trade. However; we have previously incorporated a company in 6 minutes.
An LTD can be incorporated electronically on our system. You will be asked to complete an online order form, before placing your order. Before you place your order, you will be able to review all the company details you have provided and amend anything if necessary. Once your company has been incorporated you will receive your Certificate of Incorporation confirming the existence of your company and many other fully completed incorporation documents.
We will prepare and file your LLP application in a professional manner, all you need to do is complete our simple order form.