• memorandum of association

    What is a Memorandum of Association?

    The Memorandum of Association is one of the three documents you need to complete when registering a new limited company. The other two items you need to submit are Form IN01 and the Articles of…

  • What is a private limited company? Key facts

    The private limited company is the most popular way to incorporate a business in the UK. Here we look at the key features this type of business structure provides.

  • articles of association

    Company Formation – what are the Articles of Association?

    When you form a new limited company, one of the three documents you need to provide is the Articles of Association.

  • steps to growing your business

    How to choose the right business name for your new enterprise

    One of the first things all business owners have to do is to choose a good name for their enterprise. Unlike other decisions you may make along the way, your business name could be with…

  • preference share issue

    What do I need to know about a Preference Share issue?

    A limited company can have many classes of shares. These can be ordinary shares, preference shares and redeemable shares. The articles of association usually set out the rights of these shares while allowing the directors…

  • shareholders agreement

    What is a Shareholders’ Agreement, and why your limited company should have one

    When you start a business with someone else, it’s always a good idea to lay down some rules on important issues, such as; how you will run the company, your respective responsibilities and what happens…