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UK Company Registration

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UK Company
Good to Know
UK companies can be used in tandem with an offshore company to enjoy a tax rate of less than 5%. This type of structure is commonly known as an "Agency Company", where an onshore company acts as nominee or agent for an offshore principal. This set-up offers an onshore “face” with all the offshore benefits.

Main Characteristics
Company type
Private Limited Company.
Governing corporate legislation
UK companies are regulated under the Companies Act 2006. The UK Companies House is the governing authority.
Information published relating to company officers
Upon registration of the company, the names of company officers will appear on public record. A register of “people with significant control” has been in force since the 6 April 2016
Accounting requirement
Accounts and tax filing must be submitted by year-end.
Taxation
A tax rate of 21% applies for profits below £300k. For profits exceeding £300k a bracket applies (see http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/rates/corp.htm for details).
Standard currency
GBP
Time to form
The UK has a fast and efficient registry. Company formation can be processed electronically within a day.
Stability
Very stable jurisdiction with an excellent reputation.
Communication
Good communication means.
Time zone
Convenient time zone (GMT).
Secretary required
Yes
Paid up capital requirement
Minimum share capital: £1.
Renewal Date
Anniversary date of the company / Each Year
Basis of legal system
Under Common Law.
Minimum directors/shareholders
Minimum of 1 director and 1 shareholder.
Bearer shares
Bearer shares are not permitted.
Additional Facts
A UK company can act as an agent for a foreign company / also known as UK Agency structure.
Documents Required
for the Creation of the Company
A certified copy Certification of a passport can be made by a notary, an attorney-at-law, a bank, a public officer, or in accordance with SFM indications. Kindly consult your dedicated account manager at SFM to obtain precise information. of your passport (or identity card), as well as a proof of domicile dated less than three month.






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** Documents must be provided for every person related to the company.
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Overall Rating
96% Customer satisfaction rate, testimonials verified by Feefo.com
20-Feb-2014
SFM offered us very stable ,reliable and professional service that we highly recommend to anyone interested to open a company online. We were aware that establishing your business online without face to face communication has many disadvantages,but cooperating with SFM for that matter made us completely relaxed and secure that everything is being handled in most professional and reliable manner.
Moreover, the guidance of the staff,their constant support and kindness made the process very easy,so that they swiftly managed to establish our business that we still run today successfully.
We still use SFM services for all that we need as we progress in our business and we would not change SFM for anything!!!
Our sincere gratitude to SFM for being our best online business service !
19-Feb-2014
SFM is very professional and quickly, I used them for 3 times and for sure I will use again in the future. The office people are always available also during no working time
19-Feb-2014
Just collected all the incorporation documents form now.

Am pleased with the professional, efficient, reliable service of SFM; my contact at SFM,"christophe Morocco's" I really appreciate your patience & constant support to get everything done.

Thank you Christophe, thank you SFM.

Fekadu Alemu
SadofAleph Inc.
18-Feb-2014
Efficient, quick and good value for money
18-Feb-2014
The incorporation services of the SFM Offshore are outstanding, fast and reliable. We are pleased with the professionalism of their staff as well as with their office in Geneva. After one year in relationship, we have nothing to complain about. Renewal process was easy, quick and painless. Would recommend to everybody considering offshore services. Thank you SFM.
12-Feb-2014
The agent assisting me (Zehra Fattah) displayed great commitment and provided me with excellent service throughout the process.
We faced many challenges i.e. my remote work location with limited IT connectivity and postal infrastructure, frequent travels between countries, different time zones etc but both of us persevered.
I can suggest to SFM that a personilsed document be sent to each client after the initial contact has been made outlining all the requirements and documentation that will be needed to complete the process. This should help the client understand the process better and help him/her and their SFM agent to track outstanding documents throughout the process. At times the sheer volume of documents requested became overwhelming however Zehra keep motivating and encouraging me. THANK YOU
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