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Companies House Guidance Booklets
You may click here for a list of very informative Guidance Booklets (more than 20 Booklets in all) produced by Companies House dealing with a variety of topics under four broad headings namely, Formation and Registration, Administration and Management, Winding-Up and Other legislation. The Booklets are all freely available online and may be accessed from the page in the Companies House website which is linked above. Further reference is made to various of these Guidance Booklets at appropriate stages throughout this site.

UK Company Structure Issues

Choice of company name. (Is use of the proposed company name prohibited or legally unsuitable for any reason?)

Use of symbols in company names

Model Articles of Association for a Private Company Limited by Shares
This is from the Companies House website.

Minutes of first meeting of directors

Appointment of a chairperson of the directors

Accounting Reference Date
This is from the Companies House website.

Notifications under section 317 (Companies Act 1985) - directors' interests in contracts

Appointment of auditors, bankers and others

Identification of the company in correspondence, documents and elsewhere

Register Business Name ? Business Name Registration ?

Delia Venables
A set of links to useful legal resources maintained by Delia Venables.

How to set up a limited company in the UK

Memorandum and Articles of Association for UK companies

Incorporation in Australia
Incorporator, a multi award winning system for incorporating any type of Australian company - shelf company, company registration and incorporation. Also to register a company.