Useful Business Articles

Informative and Useful Guides for Your Company

Website and Printed Stationery

Having started a new limited company you are probably eager to get your business stationery ordered and printed. You probably want a new website to advertise and promote your company.

This article takes a brief look at some of the potential costs of getting a website built and stationery printed.

What will printing cost? How much does it cost to get a website built?

 Read more HERE

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How to Make a Complaint About a Company

Occasionally when conducting business you may need to make a complaint against another company, but who do you complain to? In the first instance you should always try to reconcile your problem directly with the company but if that action is unsuccessful what do you do?

In this article we look at some of the organisations that you can contact to raise a dispute or highlight potential problems.

Read the full article HERE.


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How to Register a Limited Company

To register a limited company you will need to choose a suitable company name and collect some information about the people that will run and own the company.

When you have this information you can enter the details via our system and the company will be legally registered in just a few hours.

Read the full article HERE.


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Registered Office Requirements

In the UK all registered limited companies and LLPs have to provide an address to Companies House. This address is recorded on the public register as the 'official registered office' for the business.

Before you enter any address as the registered office we recommend you understand the legal requirements and how the registered office address should be used in an official capacity..

Find out more HERE.


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How to use Companies House WebFiling

Having formed a limited company you can now access Companies House online document filing service. Companies House call this WebFiling.

Every year your company will need to file the Confirmation Statement, and a set of accounts. These can be filed online to save time and money. You may also need to change the registered office address or update director's details from time to time which can all be done online.

We have put together some useful information regarding filing your documents online. You can access this information and a WebFiling Guide HERE.


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Guaranteed Business Bank Accounts for Companies

If you have previously experienced problems obtaining a business bank account or have adverse credit history then our guaranteed business bank account is the solution.

Limited companies need their own business bank account. You cannot operate a company's finances through a personal account. If you have problems obtaining a company bank account then you can choose a 'guaranteed bank account' for your business.

This bank account is open to any UK residents. For more information on this type of account please CLICK HERE.


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More Information on Services We Provide

SFS specialise in providing great value company formation packages to all of our customers. Unlike many company formation agents we are not just here to register your company

We have a team of people trained to assist you with many other services that may benefit you in the future. Filing documents, re-structuring shares and amending your company details are submitted effortlessly by our team

Do you need a cheap virtual address for your company. We offer mail forwarding and registered office services for businesses. See more of our services HERE.


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Company Formation & Registered Office Service

Start-up businesses are often home based businesses. If you are starting your limited company from your residential address you may choose to purchase an address as the official registered office.

All limited companies need a UK address. If you live outside of the UK then using an address service allows you to register a company in the UK.

Choose from a selection of locations for your business. For more information CLICK HERE.


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A Guide to Companies House 

Companies House is the registrar for all limited companies in the UK.

The main functions of Companies House include incorporating limited companies and storing company information on a publicly available register.

For more information on Companies House please CLICK HERE.

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Please note Companies House processing times are an estimate only and not guaranteed.

Simple Formations is a trading name of Small Firms Services Limited. We have been trading since 1998 and are one of the UK's longest standing Company Formation Agents

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