Limited company formations with Crunch

Register a limited company for just £10, or we’ll refund your company formation fee when you sign up to accounting with Crunch. It only takes a few minutes. We’ve helped set up over 10,000 limited companies.

 

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What do you get?

  • First Company Minutes

    Although you probably won’t actually have a meeting (unless you enjoy that kind of thing!), the First Company Minutes detail the process of forming your limited company.

  • Certificate of Incorporation

    This is the one you can frame and proudly hang on the wall, featuring your company details and the UK Coat of Arms.

  • Share Certificate

    Rather than belonging to the company, the Share Certificate is intended for the individual shareholders. It gives details of how many shares a person owns, and how much those shares are worth.

  • Articles of Association

    The Articles of Association is sort of like the Terms and Conditions for your limited company. It sets out the rules that will govern the administration of your company, such as voting rights and procedure for transferring shares.

  • Memorandum of Association

    This document sets out how the company must operate, and the duties it must undertake (called the “Company Objects”), such as to pay and look after any staff and to make sure the relevant insurance is taken out. You can think of it as a sort of mission statement, albeit written in boring legalese.

  • Combined Register

    This document details all the individuals involved in the running of your limited company. It lists all the directors, any company secretaries, as well as details of any other company interests a director may have (for example, if a director owns shares in another limited company).

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Jenny

I have a lot to learn going from Sole Trader status to Ltd Company status. With literally step by step instructions from a help... ful and patient Adam Thorpe this morning over the phone, the minefield of Ltd company ownership doesn’t seem half as daunting now. Adam, filled me in on terminology I need to know and steps I need to take to keep my new business above board and building. Feel very in control of my accounts now for the first time ever.

Some frequently asked questions

There are differences to each structure, particularly when it comes to tax and administration issues. Our jargon-free article will help you understand each option and decide which is right for you: sole trader, limited company, or umbrella company.

Yes there are - we’ve got a helpful article to make naming your company just a little easier. We cover ways to come up with a great name, sensitive words or phrases you can’t use, the difference between limited or Ltd, and loads more. Read our article on finding a great company name.

There’s more to running a limited company than just forming the company. Our handy article takes you through all the steps as well as explaining the other things you need to think about - such as having a business plan, a business bank account, the right insurance, what records you need to keep, and how to stay on top of everything. Find out about how to set up a limited company.

As a limited company director, you’ll have certain responsibilities. You’re required to file various forms and returns to both Companies House and HMRC. Knowing what to file (and when) can get a bit confusing. At Crunch, we love to be helpful, so we’ve pulled all your company director responsibilities into a simple, easy-to-read article.

Setting up a limited company, but confronted by scary-looking questions regarding shares and share value? Don’t worry, it’s not as confusing as it seems. We’ve got an article that explains all about company shares, share value and share capital when you’re registering a limited company.

In case you still have any questions

We’ve collated some of our jargon-free business guides - perfect for anyone setting up a limited company.