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Company Formation in the United Kingdom

F.A.Q.

BridgeWest provides company formation in UK. Our assistance includes:

> drafting the Articles of Association (necessary for the company incorporation in UK);
The Articles of Association of the British company can be signed through Power of Attorney (the same applies to Public Notary proceedings, a step required by the British Law).

> drafting all other documents required for the incorporation of the British company; The documents needed to open a company in the UK include: Specimen Signatures, Special Forms provided by the Company Registration Office in UK, passport copies etc.

> arranging Public Notary procedures (The procedures for incorporating a company in UK have to be done through a British Public Notary);

> offering a Registered Office in UK for your company (if required);
The registered office may be any address where the British company declares to have its headquarters. The registered office will be public.

> setting up a bank account for your British company.
This refers both to an initial share capital account needed to open a company in the UK, as well as a current bank account after the company is formed.


> recommending an accountant in UK;
Accountancy services are recommended for any new business registration in UK.

BridgeWest can provide assistance for the formation of the following types of companies:

> Private Company Limited by Shares (Ltd) This type of British company can have one shareholder, one director and one secretary and must maintain a local address (office) and no capital needs to be paid up.

> Public Company Limited by Shares (Plc) This type of British company can have at least two shareholders, at least two directors + one qualified secretary and must maintain a local address and a minumum share capital of 50,000 GBP - only GBP 12,500 needs to be paid up in cash.

> British Branch, Subsidiary or Representative Office-Any foreign company is able to set up branch entities in UK. These can be set up as separate
entities from the parent company (British companies having the foreign company as shareholder) or extensions of the parent-company in UK.


BridgeWest is able to offer ready-made British companies and VAT registration.

Please contact us for more information reagarding how to start a company in the United Kingdom and prices.

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