FID Trust International

A Limited by Shares 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 by Shares Company can be formed by anyone going into business to make a profit.

The Main advantages of a Limited by Shares Company are:

  1. Flexible business structure.
  2. Type of company is good for individuals or a group of people.
  3. Can undertake any nature of business.
  4. Suitable for commercial trading purposes.
  5. Can be owned by any number of people and companies known as shareholders.
  6. If one member of the company should pull out of the company, the company can still function unlike other types of companies.
  7. The company name is protected after registration, no other company is legally permitted to trade under the same company name in the UK.

To register a Limited by Shares Company, you will be required to supply the following:

  1. The company name including the name ending of 'Limited' or 'LTD'.
  2. The Registered Office Address located in the UK. [We can supply an address if required].
  3. A Minimum of 1 Individual Director and 1 Shareholder must be appointed.
  4. The Officers can be any nationality and reside anywhere in the world.
  5. Name and Address of the Director and Subscriber / Member.
  6. The minimum share capital is £0.01.
  7. There is no maximum share capital.
  8. Minimum number of shares which must be issued is 1.

Once all relevant information has been provided, you will receive your Certificate of Incorporation confirming the existence of your company and many other fully completed incorporation documents.

As soon as your new company is registered you can start your business. By E-Mail you will receive:

  1. Certificate of Incorporation in PDF Format.
  2. Memorandum of Association.
  3. Minutes of the First Meeting of the Directors.
  4. Fully Written up Company Register.
  5. Share Certificate(s).
  6. Web Filing Code included for future amendments to your company.
  7. Articles of Association.

In 3-5 days your documentation will be ready and by Royal Mail you will get a parcel with:

  1. Certificate of Incorporation (Laminated).
  2. Memorandum of Association.
  3. Minutes of the First Meeting of the Directors.
  4. Fully Written up Company Register.
  5. Share Certificate(s).
  6. Comb bound printed copy of the above emailed company documents.
  7. Additional Copies of the Memorandum of Association laminated (X 5).
  8. Articles of Association.
  9. Registered Office and ALL POST Facility for the first year (In London or Doncaster).
  10. Nominee Secretary for the first year.
  11. Company Register (Boxed Corporate Kit.)
  12. Recorded 1st Class Postage of all the company documents to UK (overseas charges apply).
  13. Web Filing Code included for future amendments to your company.

Please contact us by telephone 0207 439 3400 (0044 207 439 3400 – International) or E-mail if you wish to incorporate Private Limited by Shares Company.