Company Formation

The last thing you need when you are busy running your business it so ensure you are complying with all Companies Act regulations and rules.

Company formation is the legal process of setting up a business and making it work. It is one of the most important first steps for any business, as it lays the foundation for the company’s success and growth. The process can be complex, but the rewards are numerous.

Setting up a limited company can be a challenging process, and there are many problems that entrepreneurs and business owners may encounter along the way. Understanding these challenges can help you prepare and plan for a smoother company formation process.

One of the hardest parts of setting up a limited company is making sure that all of the rules and guidelines in the Companies Act are followed. Especially if this is your first time going through the process or if you are not familiar with the legal requirements, this can be a difficult and time-consuming task to accomplish. It is very important that you take these rules as seriously as they should be taken because if you don’t follow them, you could face fines, legal action, or even the closure of your business.

Stewart Accounting Services is here to help you set up a limited company and can also make sure that you are meeting all of the basic requirements that a limited company must meet. Our team of experts has the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to guide you through each step of the process and make sure that your company follows all laws and works within the rules and regulations set out in the Companies Act.


The following are the services that we provide:

  • Provision of registered office.
  • Maintenance of statutory registers.
  • Advise on accounts filing deadlines.
  • Prepare and submit annual returns.
  • Prepare and submit Companies House amendment forms.
  • Restructuring of share capital.
  • Amendments to memorandum and articles of association.
  • Preparing dividend certificates and minutes approving dividends.
  • Completion of share transfer forms/allotments of shares.
  • Putting together certificates of ownership.
  • General company law advice.


When setting up a limited company, it is very important to follow the rules and regulations of company law. This helps make sure that the business is legal and stable.

In addition to meeting legal requirements, the company can set up practices that are good for its governance by making sure it follows these rules. This means keeping the lines of communication open and honest with everyone involved, looking out for the interests of shareholders and employees, and encouraging businesses to act in an honest and responsible way.

If you do not comply with these regulations, you risk being fined, taken to court, or even having the business closed down completely. Also, it could hurt the company’s reputation, making it harder to get customers, business partners, and investors.

If you are planning to set up a limited company, it is important to seek professional advice. Don’t wait for the consequences of noncompliance to hurt your business; get in touch with Stewart Accounting Services right away.



We appointed Stewart Accounting Services as my accountancy firm when I started up my new company at the beginning of 2013. Having never set up a company before, Mark Stewart guided me through the process and was, and still very much is, a great advisor.Initially the three aspects that attracted me to Stewart Accounting Services was Marks pro-activeness, the fact that he too was a recent start-up company and his knowledge of the industry. Mark and his team continue to be a great support to my company and I would without hesitation recommend their services.

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