To begin with, they have to be registered with Companies House, the UK’s central body for company registration. This means checking on name availability, compiling relevant information such as directors’ details and the company office address, and drawing up Articles of Association. You must complete an annual return, hold an annual meeting, and in certain circumstances register for VAT.
Business Name and structure
Choosing a name for your business is a creative and enjoyable process. It is also one that you need to get right. Customers will deduce a lot from your business name and first impressions count.
While it may be tempting to try to stamp your individual personality on your business name, there are many other issues to consider. Being objective and choosing a name which reflects your business strategy can be more valuable, especially as your business develops.
We will show you how to create the right impression, how to display your business name, consider whether your business name will be your brand and get your name on the web. It also outlines the specific rules that you must follow when choosing a company name for a limited company.