Company Formation - Registration - Incorporation - Set-up

Company Formation Packages LLP Incorporations Free Business Banking Ready Made Companies Regent Street Services Dormant Company Formation Apostille and Notary Services Certificate of Good Standing Company Dissolution Company Name Change Company Registers Company Restoration Services Company Seals & Wafers Dormant Company Accounts Nominee Director & Shareholder Renewals VAT Registration Complete Formations Login
Company Formation is now even easier!
1. Company Directors can protect their home address details.
2. You are no longer required to have a Company Secretary.
 
Feedback :
Vicky. Thank you for all the help and support you gave me in forming my first company. Your patience and understanding was far and above what I normally receive when buying online. George, Brighton.      

Registering a Company Name

 

When setting up a UK company, the first part of the process usually involves selecting and registering a name.

In order for Companies House to accept the suggested name, it must be unique and not similar to one which exists already.

In situations where an exact match or a similar one is currently being used, the entire company registration application would be rejected and the customer would be required to choose another name.

Company Name Searches

In order to avoid the problem of an incorporation application being rejectied, it is useful to carry out a company name search.

Name searches are linked to the Companies House database and will reveal whether the selection is available to be regsitered or is already used by another business.

The definitive company name search is known as Web Check and is provided by Companies House.

It should be borne in mind that even though a search on a particular company name might produce positive results, the company formation may still be unsuccessful on the grounds that the name is deemed to be too similar to an existing one.

Limited at the end of a Company Name

The general rule is that all UK companies must have the word “limited” at the end of their name. It is possible to use the abbreviation “LTD” instead or where a Welsh company formation is proposed, the words cyfyngedig or cyf can be used.

Section 60 of the Companies Act permits the omission of the word limited in certain circumstances. Where a company limited by guarantee is incorporated, it is possible to have it registered just with the intended name and without the suffix attached.

Register Your Company Name
 
Email This Page  Print This Page


 
Please enter a company name to see if it is available.





Contact Details:
Phone:
  +44 (0)2920 504 804
  +44 (0)207 1181 800

info@completeformations.co.uk


About Us
Contact Us
Why Choose Us
Getting Started
What You Receive
How to Form a Company
About Us
Site Search

Customer Comments