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Forming a Limited Company

Forming a Limited Company

A Practical Guide to Legal Requirements and Procedures

Patricia Clayton


Forming a Limited Company offers clear guidance on the responsibilities of directors and company secretaries, running the company, changes after incorporation, insolvency, and all aspects of company capital

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About the book

Setting up a limited company may be the ideal vehicle for business expansion, but the prospect can be daunting. Forming a Limited Company clearly lays out all the procedures required for setting up and administering a limited company and takes all of the latest legislation into account.

This indispensable guide for sole traders, partnerships or co-operatives contemplating incorporation gives expert advice and guidance on every topic, including procedures required for setting up; company name; administering the company; financial matters; duties and responsibilities of directors; and changes after incorporation. Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand an already existing company, this is an essential read.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Why a limited company?;
    • Chapter - 02: Forming a private limited company;
    • Chapter - 03: Capital;
    • Chapter - 04: Directors;
    • Chapter - 05: Running the company;
    • Chapter - 06: Changes after incorporation;
    • Chapter - 07: Insolvency;
    • Chapter - 08: The ready-made company

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749453046
  • Edition: 10
  • Published: 3rd August 2008
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156
  • 256 pages

About the Author

Patricia Clayton has practised as a barrister and has an MA in business law. Currently a solicitor in London, she writes and lectures on business law. She is the author of Law for the Small Business, also published by Kogan Page.

Patricia Clayton