Register and Setting up a UK Limited Company

Company Formation Packages LLP Incorporations Why Choose Us 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 Company Admin Login
Company Formations Just Became Easier!
1. Company Directors can protect their home address details.
2. You are no longer required to have a Company Secretary.
 
Feedback :
Comp Faqs 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 Additional Company Names

 

Registering Additional Companies with Similar Names

In addition to registering a company name which matches that of a sole trader or partnership exactly, individuals may sometimes incorporate businesses using several names which are similar to that of their entity.

This is carried out with the view of securing the company names and as a means of stopping others who may want to register them.

An example follows: A business with the name “Broadband UK” is considered. As well as registering the company in the name of “Broadband UK limited”, the owners may also choose to incorporate Broadband Europe limited, Broadband England ltd and Broadband London ltd.

It should be noted that the rules governing the use of a name similar to an existing company would apply in this case. These guidelines are not only applicable to independent persons setting up a company but also to the same person forming several companies.

Covering all possible combinations and permutations which may surround one particular name could well prove to be expensive. At some stage a cost verses benefit analysis would need to be completed to evaluate the advantage of registering one more company name.

Costs to Register Additional Companies

The costs involved to register additional companies include not only the initial outlay for the company formation fees. On-going expenses of maintaining the registered office, statutory books and records, annual return filing fees and the yearly preparation of accounts for each company would be incurred.

When choosing to register companies for their name, it is probably that they will be held by the registrant for several years. The threat of someone else deciding to incorporate a company with that specific or a similar name is unlikely to decrease over time (and may actually increase if the business becomes successful and well-known).

The costs of compliance for each registered company would probability be payable in to perpetuity.

 
Email This Page  Print This Page


 
10 Year Anniversary 2007-2017

Free Company Name Search





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

info@completeformations.co.uk


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

Customer Comments