Welcome to Uniwide Formations, your premier UK company formation agency! Our friendly team makes company setup easy. In addition, we provide expert advice, valuable resources, and tools for a smooth start.
For anyone, including accountants and solicitors, helping someone else to register a company.
Forming a limited company in the UK is 100% online, with no paperwork or signatures required. Simply complete our incorporation order form to set up your company.
Search for your company name to check its availability for registration.
Select the package and add the address option if needed.
Proceed to the checkout and add any additional services if required.
Submit your company details, directors and shareholders.
When starting a business in the UK, choosing the right structure is vital. We assist with limited company formations, registration of Limited Liability Partnerships, and Companies Limited by Guarantee. Each option has pros and cons.
A private company limited by shares is the most popular and tax-friendly business type in the UK. Indeed, it is easy to set up, and company formation takes just a few hours. People often call it a “limited company”.
A private limited company provides “limited liability”. This means shareholders are not responsible for more than their invested amount. This company form is ideal for:
Shareholders own the company and appoint directors. Directors manage daily operations on their behalf. These companies can raise funds by selling shares. This makes them more attractive to investors than proprietorships or partnerships.
This company type represents over 93% of all UK corporate structures.
Choose Uniwide Formations for easy UK limited company registration. We are a company formation agent that you can trust. Our products and services give you more benefits than if you went to Companies House directly.
If you need help with your company formation, our team is ready to assist.
Indeed, we can guide you in choosing the right business type, picking a company name, selecting a SIC code, and more.
Our team can check your company formation application for mistakes and fix them. This will make it more likely that Companies House will accept it.
It reduces the chance of your incorporation form getting rejected.
Create a limited company with different classes of shares, each with various rights.
For instance, you could have shares that give the holder the right to vote at shareholders’ meetings and shares that do not.
Pick a free bank account or additional perks from our partners. Select any of the offered banking choices when ordering your company formation.
Companies House is open from 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday. It usually takes 3 to 6 hours for them to form your company, but it could take longer if they are busy.
If you need your company incorporated quickly, add the Same Day Service option at checkout. This service is subject to Companies House availability. Make sure to finish your application before 1:30pm from Monday to Friday.
In order to set up a new company, you must provide:
Lastly, for more information, please visit the Required Information page.
After forming your company, you will receive digital copies of:
As a UK company formation agent, we follow “Know Your Customer” (KYC) rules and, consequently, need proof of identity and address for our customers.
If you live in the UK and open a limited company, we will use the details from your order form to check your ID and address. Most of our customers (90%) pass our digital ID checks.
However, if you cannot use our digital ID check or do not pass it, we will email you a request for the required information and documents. For more details, you can check our ID requirements.
Yes, a single person can set up a limited company online. In this case, that individual would serve as the sole director, shareholder, and person with significant control (PSC) of the company.
You can own as many private limited companies as you want. You can be a director or a shareholder in all of them. However, when applying for a bank loan or bidding for a contract, you might need to tell people about other companies that you own.
And, if you are a company director, you must ensure that you comply with your fiduciary duties to each company. So, while there is no legal limit to forming multiple limited companies, it is important to consider the practical implications before starting or investing in multiple businesses.
In the UK, the smallest amount of share capital needed to create a limited company is £1. Companies House requires a company to be registered with at least one share, worth at least £1. This is the minimum share capital needed to start and run a private limited company.
There are some things that a limited company must do every year. Indeed, these steps are crucial for staying compliant with regulatory authorities and maintaining good financial health:
The cost of setting up a limited company can vary based on your specific needs. For example, our Basic package costs £11.99, which includes the Companies House filing fee.
You might also need additional services like a registered office address or VAT registration. We offer other company registration packages that include these services and more, giving you added value.
Company directors are the people responsible for the day-to-day running of a company. Anyone who is above the age of 16 may be a company director. However, if the company breaks the law, directors may be held accountable.
The powers and responsibilities of a director are outlined in the company‘s Articles of Association. Often, the same person can be both a shareholder and a company director.
If you are looking for a professional image for your company, consider using our prestigious address at an affordable price. Our address services can be used when starting a new company. Existing companies can also use them to keep your personal address private and off public records.
A prestigious office address for your business in Kensington, London W8. Additionally, any official government post will be scanned and e-mailed to you free of charge.
Required for directors, shareholders, secretaries, PSCs (Persons with Significant Control), and LLP members. Importantly, your home address will not be shown on the public record.
You may use our address as your company‘s general business contact address and we will forward your mail to you as soon as we receive it.
Uniwide Formations is here to offer comprehensive company formation support for your business. Once your company is formed, we provide corporate and ongoing secretarial services, making sure your company remains compliant with constantly changing regulations.
Every UK company must file an annual Confirmation Statement. Hence, we offer a fast and reliable Confirmation Statement Service that will take the hassle out of this vital task.Learn More
If your company is inactive, you must file dormant accounts to keep the company compliant. Therefore, save time and money by using our service, and we will take care of all the paperwork.Learn More
With our easy and cost-effective service, you can take the stress out of appointing or resigning a company director. Indeed, you can rely on our experience and expertise to make the process as straightforward as possible.Learn More
We offer an efficient service for the transfer and issue of shares. Additionally, we can help you with your limited company‘s share-related needs and Companies House filing requirements.Learn More
A company name change is vital to any business transformation process. Our expert team provides tailored advice for businesses looking to change their company name, allowing you to focus on running your business.Learn More
We offer a fast and secure way to close down your company. Furthermore, our company dissolution services are easy to follow, ensuring a seamless process for our customers.Learn More
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Setting up a company in the United Kingdom is simple with our assistance. Join the thousands who have already registered a business through us, from novices to professionals like accountants and solicitors. We make company registration accessible for all!
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