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All Formations Direct services
Company Formation
£75 Cashback company registration with own company name
Check a company name
Check to see if a company name is available
Off the shelf
Ready made UK limited companies
Packages and prices
Advice on how to set up a UK limited company on-line
Lloyds cashback company formations
Company registration with cashback from Lloyds Bank
Formation Guidance
Information about limited companies and how run a company
Videos guides to company registration
How do I set up a Limited Company?
How to form a Limited Company
Do I need a Limited Company?
What is a Limited Company?
Advantages of a limited company
Choosing a name
Useful advice on choosing a name for your limited company
Concise guide
More advice on choosing a name
Sensitive words
A list of sensitive words that should be avoided or are not allowed in limited company names
Similar names
Rules for similar company names
The package
Details of what is included in our standard limited company formation package
Incorporation Guide
Guidance and advice how to register a limited company in UK
Formation FAQ
Guide to running a company
Steps to register a limited company
Let us show you the steps to register a limited company online.
About limited company articles
Sample Articles
Samples of memorandum and articles
About the model articles
Information about the model articles which Companies House use to incorporate companies by default
Changes from Oct 09
Companies Act 2006 changes
Charity Company
Ltd by guarantee
Advice on how to set up Companies limited by guarantee
Community interest company
Advice on how to set up Community interest companies
Charity incorporated organisation
What type of constitution and rules does a CIO have?
What is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation
What is a CIO - Charitable Incorporated Organisation?
Benefits of a CIO
What are the benefits of being a CIO?
How to register a Charitable Incorporated Organisation
How do I register a CIO?
Converting a charity to a CIO
Can an existing unincorporated association or charitable trust convert to a CIO?
Residents management companies
Right to manage
Advice on how to set up Right to manage companies
Residents flat management company
Advice on how to set up Flat management companies
Limited liability Partnerships
Register and obtain advice on a Limited Liability Partnership
About limited liability partnership – LLP
UK limited company formation agents – about limited liability partnership llp
Company Restoration
Struck off and dissolved companies restored under section 1000 Companies Act 2006
Which kind of restoration do I need?
Options for struck off company restoration
Why is a company struck off?
Why was my company struck off?
What happens to struck off companies?
Questions and answers about restoring dissolved companies to the register
Why restore a company?
How to restore a disolved company?
What is the procedure to restore a struck off or dissolved company?
Administrative restoration
What is administrative restoration
How long does a company restoration take?
How long does a company restoration take?
Who can apply to restore?
Who is allowed to apply for a company to be restored?
Restoration FAQs
What is the cost of restoring a struck off or dissolved company?
Discretionary Grants
How to reclaim your assets without restoring the company?
Apply to restore now
Application for the restoration of a dissolved company to the Register
E-filing and e-administration
Vectis company secretarial software
What Vectis company secretarial software offers
Why to use Vectis company secretarial software
Log in/register
Log in to Vectis or register to use it
How to register
Buy Vectis credits
Buy credits for the Vectis company secretarial software
Cost of Vectis software licences
Frequently asked questions
Sample Vectis Screenshots
Sample Vectis Screenshots
Buy & Sell Accountancy Practices
Accountancy Practice Sales & Purchase
Client ID checking and verifying
Client identification checks from your desk without pestering your clients for passports and bank statements
Check an identity online
Perform a money laundering check online
Buy credits online
Buy credits to do online money laundering checks
Required information
What information we need, recommend and is optional to do a money laundering check
Sample reports
Sample money laundering check reports
Money laundering check online prices
Checks performed for online electronic identity verifying
Client ID checks search against the most comprehensive anti-money laundering databases available.
Searches & credit checks
Company searches at Companies House and credit checks on limited companies
Sample search report
Example search on a UK limited company
UK prices
Price list for searches on UK limited companies
UK companies list
List of all UK companies
FD provides a wide range of secretarial services, including special resolutions, company seals and registers
Advice on passing ordinary and special resolutions for limited companies
Registered Office
Registered office address facilities
Directors address
Directors service address
Order a company seal
Loose leaf, Electronic, Soft and hard back company registers for limited companies
Information about our charity registration services
What is charitable?
Explains what activities are considered charitable
Running a charity
Summarises the requirements for running a charity
Types of charity
Explains the different legal formats of charitable organisations
Cost of registering a UK charity
Domain Names
Register a domain name
Prices for domain name registration
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about domain name registration
Guide to domain names
Information about domain names
Manage my domains
How to manage your domains online
Transfer a domain
How to transfer your domains
Renew a domain
Renew your domain
Email access details for domain
Email the details to access a domain if you don't know what they are
Quick links
About FD
A brief history of FD and an explanation of our ethos and working practices
Apply for a credit account
Regular customers will benefit from applying for a credit account
Pay invoices on-line
Pay your Formations Direct invoices on-line using our secure payment service
Site guide
A guide to the entire FD web site
Formations Direct has many satisfied customers
Web site feedback
Tell us what you think of our site
Contact us
Contact Formations Direct from our web site, by telephone, post or fax
My Account
Manage your FD account online
Change my password
Change the password that you use to login to this website
Company orders
View previous company orders and order bank accounts
Claim a bank account cashback
Claim the cashback for a bank account that you opened through FD
My invoices
A list of your previous invoices
View previous MLR checks
View MLR checks that you have previously done
My Domains
Manage your domains
Links to other websites and documents available for download
Links to other websites which may be of interest to you
A full list of all documents available for download from the FD site
Table A
Companies Act 1985 table A
Tables B-F
Companies Act 1985 tables B to F
Formations Direct electronic brochure
FREE tax leaflet
CA 2006 Model Articles
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