Company incorporation

Company incorporation guidance:

What is a company's constitution? A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including: • the company’s articles of association, and...

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Under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006), a company is formed when one or more persons: • subscribe their names to a memorandum of association, and • comply with the...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The information to be given when appointing a corporate secretary will be affected by Brexit. For further details, see Impact of Brexit on appointment of...

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There are a number of statutory and regulatory controls and restrictions on the choice of company and business names. These are predominantly set out in the Companies Act...

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What is a company? A company is a separate legal entity, distinct from its members. It is owned by its members and it is managed by its directors. It is regulated by the...

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A person wishing to set up a new company has the following options: • they can incorporate a new company in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006), which is...

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Requirement for a registered office A company is required to have a registered office at all times to which all communications and notices may be addressed. The...

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