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Tips on how to form a UK limited

Written by on December 05, 2011
Prices to form a UK Limited start from as little as £15

Any of the four listed types of companies needs to be registered with CompaniesHouse.

        • Private company limited by shares
        • Private company limited by guarantee
        • Private unlimited company
        • Public limited company

However, the most common form in the UK is the Private company limited by shares, also referred to as “LIMITED”.

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The fastest and easiest way to form such a Limited company is to go through one of the formation agents listed on the CompaniesHouse website. A list of over 100 agents can be found here:

Prices start from just £15 and companies are normally registered within 24 to 48 hours. All agents offer additional services such as mail boxes, registered offices and phone answering services which can be bought additionally.

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