Ready made company is a company incorporated for sale. This is the fastest way to incorporation. This type of company is also called off the shelf company.
With Ready made company you can start trading as soon as the ownership is changed over to you. This can usually be done within one business day.
Generally, a ready made company has all the incorporation documents taken care of and this includes:
- Memorandum and Articles,
- Articles of Association,
- A statement of first directors and secretary and intended address of registered office and declaration of compliance with under section 9 of Companies Act 2006.
Additionally, the company has a certificate of incorporation.
Ready made company filings history
Off the shelf company is basically a dormant company. Ordinarily, this type of company would have a filing history with Companies House. For examples, annual return, confirmation statement and dormant accounts filings with Companies House depending on how old the company is.
On one hand, you would find that all the filing history confirm the off the shelf company is a dormant company. For instance, you would see a dormant account is filed, the principal business activity on the annual return and confirmation statement stated with the SIC code 9999 and 99999 respectively.
Transfer of ownership
The transfer of ownership documentation including the appointment of a new director, change of shareholders details and change of your company registered office would be delivered to Companies House to effect the new ownership of the company.
At the same time, you may appoint a company secretary for your ready made company. The appointment is optional under the Companies Act 2006 for a private limited company.
Express company name change
You may also change your ready made company name if you wish. Companies House provide express company name change service that guaranteed done in one business day. Consequently, you will receive a certificate of change of name from Companies House. But, your company registration number would not change. The same goes with your filings history. In other words, just your company name changed everything else remained the same.
List of ready made companies with prestigious names
All the filings with Companies House for the ready made companies listed below is up to date.
|Ready made company||Incorporation date||How old||Price|
|Everything for runners Ltd||20.05.2010||9 years old||£10,000|
|Fine Arts and pictures Limited||19.02.2013||6 years old||£7,000|
|Colorful Unicorn Ltd||19.02.2013||6 years old||£7,000|
|Cute gifts and flowers Limited||18.02.2013||6 years old||£7,000|
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