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Online Signatures - Security Questions - Online and Electronic Filing
Online signatures are playing an increasing role in internet transactions. Security questions are used for UK limited company formations to consent to an appointment.

Form 288a - Electronic Online vs Paper Form 288a - Appointments of Director & Secretary
Form 288a can be filed online electronically or on paper for the appointment of a UK director or secretary. Comparing the methods of filing the Companies House 288a Form.

Director also acting as Company Secretary - Companies with One Director
A director may also act as the secretary if there is another director in the company. In cases where there is only one director another person or company must act as the secretary.

Minimum Age of a Company Director - Appointment of Young Company Directors
The minimum age of a company director of a UK company is generally 16 years. Directors of companies in England and Wales but not Scotland may be below this age.

Directors Duties - Companies Act 2006 - Transactions and Loans to a Director
The Companies Act 2006 preserves much of the case law defining director's duties. It relaxes the rules on transactions and loans with an individual company director.

Company Formation Quick Quiz Questions and Answers - Complete Formations
Answers to our company formation quick quiz are provided so that participants can check the responses to the questions and increase their knowledge on how the registration of UK companies works in practice.

Disqualified Directors - Banned from Being a Director - Disqualification
Disqualification of a company director can occur for a number of reasons. Once disqualified a person must not act or assume the role of director in a UK company.

Residence of a Director - Non UK Resident Limited Company Directors
The residence of person is not normally a factor on whether they can be a director of a UK company. Many non UK resident persons are currently UK company directors.

Company Directors - Rules for Becoming a Director of a UK Company
Who can be a company director- The rules governing who can become a director of a UK limited company are laid down in the Companies Act 2006 and enforced by Companies House.

Nominees - The Role and Scope of a Company Nominee Service
Nominees. The role of a nominee is traditional a ceremonial one. Private arrangements for company nominee services can extend these duties to other areas of the business.

Sensitive Words in a Company Name - Reserved Words
Reserved and sensitive words when used in a company name, require justification to be sent to Companies house before the company can be set-up.

English or England Supporting Evidence and Justification Template
England and English are reserved and sensitive words requiring supporting information in order to use them in a company name.

Group of Companies Supporting Evidence and Justification Template
When using the word Group (of companies) in a name, supporting information is required for this reserved and sensitive word.

Group of Persons Supporting Evidence and Justification Template
Using the word Group (of persons) in a company name requires additional supporting information in order to use it.

Holdings - Supporting Evidence and Justification Template
Holdings is a sensitive word and requires evidence or supporting information to be presented to Companies House justifying the use of the word.

Similar Company Names - Registering Names Similar to Existing Companies
Registering a company name which is similar to an existing one is known as passing off. Companies with the similar names can raise an objection to have the name changed.

International - Supporting Evidence and Justification Template
International is a reserved and sensitive word. Supporting information is needed in order to have the company registered with that word included.

Scotland or Scottish - Supporting Evidence and Justification Template
In order to use the words Scotland or Scottish in a company name, supporting information is required to be sent with the incorporation application.

Wales or Welsh - Supporting Evidence and Justification Template
Wales and Welsh are reserved and sensitive words. When using either or both in a company name supporting information should be sent to Companies House justifying their use.

Buying Ready Made Companies for their Good Name - Cool Company Names List
Some ready made and off-the-shelf companies have good or cool names. Buying a readymade company for its sought-after name is a common reason for purchasing it.

Disadvantages of Ready Made Companies - Liabilities and Debts Problems
Unknown debts and liabilities are a disadvantage of ready made companies. Their trading histories may expose the purchase risks of additional costs and expenses.

Drawbacks of Ready Made Companies - Costs of Purchase and False Impressions
The costs of buying a ready made company are usually more than for new limited companies. Another drawback is that they may also fall to give a stable, secure impression

Readymade Companies for Buying a Property - Off-the-shelf Property Company
Readymade companies are frequently used in property transactions. Buying a business asset with a clean off-the-shelf company is commonplace in UK commercial dealings.

Comparing Ready Made Companies to a New Limited Company - Readymade vs. New
Comparing ready made to setting up new UK limited companies. Differences between buying a readymade or off-the-shelf business to incorporating a new limited company.

Safeguards - Warrantees - Deeds of Indemnities - Paying by Instalments
Due to the risks of buying a ready made a purchaser may wish to obtain warrantees, deeds of indemnity and pay by instalments in order to limit potential losses.

Transferring Ownership and Taking Control of a Ready Made Company
The transfer of a ready made company from a seller to a purchaser requires the current director and secretary to resign and shares to be given to the new members.

VAT Registered Ready Made Company - Bank Account - Benefits of Ready Made Company.
Ready made companies may have benefits including VAT registration and bank accounts already set-up, and a trading history. Advantages of an off-the shelf company.

Partnership vs Limited Company - Liability - Partnership Deeds - Taxation
There are several differences between partnerships and limited companies. These areas include the extent to which liability is limited and the taxation of the businesses.

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