Forming your own company is a big deal and you’re bound to have questions. Here we’ve included some of the questions we’re most frequently asked on.
If you have a question that’s not answered, we’ll be happy to help. Call us on 0845 880 8180.
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If your incorporation complies with the Companies House company registration regulations, your formation could be completed within three working hours.
Once you’ve started the formation process with us we’ll give you secure access to our site so that you can check the status of your company formation.
We will email you when we receive an update from Companies House to say whether your company has been successfully formed, or that the company has been rejected.
To log in, please click on the 'Login' tab at the top of our home page and enter your email address and password.
Once your formation has been accepted by Companies House, your company status will be highlighted in green and you will be able to download electronic copies of your legal documents by clicking the 'electronic documents' link.
If your company is rejected, we are on hand to tell you what changes need to be made in order to receive a successful formation next time you submit.
If you’ve forgotten your password, click on the ‘I forgot my password’ link on the log in page and we’ll send you an email where you can reset it.
You can contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone from 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday on 0845 880 8180.
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Once your formation has been accepted by Companies House, we’ll change your company status on our system and you’ll be able to select, view and download electronic copies of your legal documents.
If you selected one of our packages that include printed documents, we aim to have these with you within three to five working days.
If you have not received your documentation within this time, please contact our support team at email@example.com
Once we’ve registered you as a limited company, you’ll need to contact HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to let them know that your company is active and has started its first accounting period.
An accountant should be able to support you with this, as well as advising you on other organisations that your business needs to register with.
Our deal with Barclays means you can benefit from a dedicated service and an automated fast track application process for your business bank account. Plus, we’ll put £50 cash back into your new Barclays Business Current Account when you open it within 90 days of us incorporating your company.
Once your incorporation is complete, we’ll automatically send your company registration details to Barclays. They will then contact you, within one working day, to arrange a meeting to open your Barclays Business Current Account.
Be sure to contact us as soon as you receive your account number and sort code and we’ll deposit £50 into your new account.
Yes. You can request a company name change by completing a NM01 form (notice of change of name by resolution) through the Companies House website www.companieshouse.gov.uk
You can change your company registered address using an ADO4 form (change of location of the company records to the registered office) on the Companies House website www.companieshouse.gov.uk
Our E-Formation package is perfect if you want to secure a company name or establish a dormant company and require no official printed documents.
The foundations for a quick and easy formation process.
With all the official paperwork you need printed to set up your bank account and begin trading.
Quick and easy formation with all the paperwork needed to set up a limited company.
Plus a set of training videos offering valuable advice on starting your business and helping it grow.
The official paperwork, tools and support to launch your company with confidence.
Includes first board meeting minutes and initial entries in your register.
Plus access to online Microsoft Office training courses worth £259.99.