Company Formation

What is a share certificate?

Limited companies issues share certificates to their shareholders when they purchase shares after company formation. This document certifies ownership of a share from a particular date.  It is essentially a receipt of ownership. Recording original shareholders (subscribers) The Companies Act 2006 prescribes that a company must issue a share certificate when any shares are allotted (issued).…

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Contractors, freelancers and consultants – what’s the difference?

‘Contractors’, ‘freelancers’ and ‘consultants’. These terms are used frequently in the world of company formation, but what do they actually mean? It’s particularly confusing because these labels are often used interchangeably when discussing self-employment, but there are significant differences between all of them. Consultants Generally, the role of a consultant is to advise or consult. These…

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