Companies Act 2006: Formation of a company

Kashflow logo
1

David Duvall summarises what practitioners need to know about the regulations relations relating to forming a company in the Companies Act 2006.

NOTE: Although written in 2010 this article, with useful checklists remains relevant as at September 2015.

Summary of provisions

Incorporation (s.9-16, schedule  4)

Companies may be incorporated online.

A single person may form any sort of company, not just a private company (although such a person should note that the minimum issued share capital for a public company remains at £50,000).

Documents to be sent to the Registrar on application to form a company:

  • The company’s proposed name
  • The country and address of the registered office
  • Whether the members’ liability is to...

Please Login or Register to read the full article

The full article is available to registered AccountingWEB.co.uk members only. To read the rest of this article you’ll need to login or register. Registration is FREE and allows you to view all content, ask questions, comment and much more.

Replies

Please login or register to join the discussion.

avatar
04th Aug 2010 13:36

THANK YOU FOR THIS
very useful

Thanks (0)