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 Start-up flow chart: Dealing with Companies House directly.
'Pros and cons'.

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Forming a company:

Form a new company by dealing with
Companies House directly.

The 'Pros'
  • It's the cheapest method.
  • Companies House staff are very helpful and willing to guide you through the process.
  • You can choose the name of your company (as long as it's a unique name).
The 'Cons'
  • It may take longer to set up than an 'off the shelf' company...
  • ...The process will be delayed if you make mistakes.
  • More effort - You have to do all the 'leg work'.

Companies House
Companies Registration Office
Companies House
Crown Way
Tel: (029) 2038 8588

Getting The Forms

Forms can be obtained directly from Companies House. Also Simply Docs provide a number of useful legal document templates including some relating to DIY Company Formations. See their Free: Companies House, and sample documents.

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