This is the ideal start-up package for business owners who want to incorporate a company to trade in the future. Our Essential package is the most cost-effective way to register your company and ensure you get your business name registered with Companies House whilst paying less than the Companies House fee.
Your company will be formed in 3 to 6 hours (subject to Companies House workload), after you have provided us with your details on our simple online application. No complicated forms or documents need to be manifested. Inputting your details is a one-off process which takes less than five minutes to complete.
Free access to our easy to use Management Portal enabling you to:
Once your company is incorporated, you will receive an email from us containing the following:
If you would also like printed copies of your certificates, please see our Essential+ Package
Your business bank account will be opened a few days after the consultation which we will arrange for you, with the bank of your choice. You can choose from a selection of our reputable partnerships, such as Barclays, Lloyds, Tide, CashPlus and CardOne.
If you require a payment gateway or card terminal to process payments for your business a merchant account becomes a necessity. We shall put you in contact with our partners Worldpay and Payacard who can provide merchant services for your company.
We provide the perfect phone number to helpfully separate your personal and business calls through identifying callers. To help launch your business we offer a professional number, to increase not only your company's profile but also sales and incoming enquiries.
Our partners provide a Free 2-week trial Live Call Answering Service exclusive to Companies999 customers. Your calls will be answered by fully trained, professional receptionists available on demand, with all your calls answered within three rings by our call centre staff.
To solve the problem of having a UK business located abroad we offer a flexible international business number service. You can have your own dedicated UK number, from anywhere around the world, all calls simply diverted to where your based.
We will provide you with the option to utilise Kashflow, an intuitive online accounting software. This can be used to maintain your business accounts without any hassle, and effectively automate your accounting processes.
We also offer expert advice on accountancy and tax compliance matters to ensure you launch your business enterprise at the best possible start. Our partners will provide a free one-hour consultation session to discuss all your business needs.
A marketing expert will test, check and review your website. The performance and ranking of your website will efficiently be presented with the perfect solution; Google page rank, page speed and mobile friendly assessment included.
A professional business page will ensure your customers find you first especially on Google Search, Google Plus and Google Maps, anytime, anywhere. It will be setup, fully managed and made responsive for the world’s most popular search engine.
A name, address and phone number listing across the Scoot Network, the UK’s largest Free business directory also ensures your business stands out. Gain more attention and interest in your website reaching millions of customers on multiple search engines while you’re in control.
Claim 20% off a new eCommerce website, increase sales with a fully compatible platform to sell or buy products and services. This service includes a Priority business listing in Scoot for free (worth £199).
Claim 20% off a new premium website, attract customers with a well-designed, unique online presence for your business. This service includes a Priority business listing in Scoot for free (worth £199).
You can start trading once your application is completed on our website and then approved by Companies House usually between 3-6 hours (depending on workload). You will automatically receive an email from us notifying that your new company is officially ready to trade.
Your Unique Taxpayer Reference will be issued by HMRC once they are notified by Companies House about the company formation. You will receive a letter with your UTR which is a 10-digit number sometimes referred to as a ‘corporation tax reference’.
We have a legal obligation to check official proof of ID and address documents for account holders and company officers. We usually perform a digital ID verification check on your identity and address, you can see more on our ID requirements page.
Certainly not. None of our packages have hidden costs you only pay the price given, VAT included. We do not have additional costs unless you select the extra paid services. A secure website, we offer our customers cost-effective products, and believe in providing a trustworthy formation platform.
Yes, we offer our prestigious registered office for £45.00. If you decide to choose either the Secure, Directors or Leaders packages this address service is included at a discounted price, ensuring we offer the best value in the company formations business.
Unfortunately, yes. Your residential address will appear on the public register if you work from home it can therefore be viewed by anyone. We provide an annual service address for only £25.00 or you can choose either the Directors and Leaders packages to which it is included for a nominal price.
Companies House require at least one share minimum for a limited company however there is not a maximum number of shares to be held by a shareholder.
After your company is incorporated, your free offers will be activated, we will email you all about your selected free options.
That’s right. Simply add the Fast Track Service in your package purchase for our 2-hour incorporation, this will guarantee your company is incorporated on the same day. You must complete your application on our website correctly, and then submit before 3pm, on a working day. If your application is made after 3PM, then your company will be incorporated by 9AM the following working day.