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Company Formation With SAIL Address, Provision of Single Alternative Inspection Location in London, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Company formation with SAIL address: when registering a business in the UK, the authorities require an address where you are officially based, even if you're not trading from that location. To this address, they will send all their correspondence, and the provider of the virtual address - Coddan in this case - will forward it on to you.
You can't have a registered address in a part of the UK where your business is not based. Therefore, if you register a company in England, you cannot have a single alternative inspection location in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland; it must be in England only. Companies can now also have a single alternative inspection location (SAIL) when they register their business. This is an address that is different to the registered office address and it's where all the official company documents are kept to be made available to inspectors should the need arise. We can help you with a new company formation and the provision of SAIL address (single alternative inspection location) in London, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Provision of SAIL Address

ADVANTAGES

  • SAIL address in London
  • SAIL address in Scotland
  • SAIL address in Belfast
Company Formation With SAIL Address

CONVENIENCE

  • Keeping company registers
  • Keeping VAT records
  • Keeping bookkeeping records
Our Company Formation With SAIL Address Packages
£89.49

ANNUAL FEES FROM £75.00

1
option

This company formation package with SAIL address is especially for UK customers, who are requiring registering a private company with a registered address in London.

The following benefits included into this option:

    • The certificate of incorporation, tailor-made memorandum & articles of association;
    • The meeting of the board of directors, share certificates;
    • The registered office address in London;
    • The government mail forwarding;
    • The government mail forwarding;
    • We charge an additional fee for the SAIL address.
    • Additional services are available.
£104.49

ANNUAL FEES FROM £75.00

2
option

This company limited by guarantee registration with SAIL address package is for UK clients, who are requiring register non-profit company with a registered address in London.

The following benefits included upon the registration of a non-profit company:

  • The certificate of incorporation, tailor-made memorandum & articles of association;
  • The meeting of the board of directors, membership certificates;
  • The registered office address in London;
  • The government mail forwarding;
  • We charge an additional fee for the SAIL address.
£512.99

ANNUAL FEES FROM £375.00

3
option

This public company formation with SAIL address package is for UK residents, who are requiring registering a PLC company with a legal address in London.

The following benefits included upon the registration of a public company:

  • The certificate of incorporation, tailor-made memorandum & articles of association;
  • The meeting of the board of directors, share certificates;
  • The registered office address in London;
  • The government mail forwarding;
  • We charge an additional fee for the SAIL address.
  • Additional services are available.
£99.99

ANNUAL FEES FROM £75.00

4
option

This LLP registration with SAIL address package is especially for UK residents, who are requiring registering an LLP with a registered address in London.

The following benefits included upon the registration of an LLP:

  • The certificate of registration, tailor-made LLP partnership agreement;
  • The meeting of the board of members, membership certificates;
  • The registered address in London;
  • The government mail forwarding;
  • We charge an additional fee for the SAIL address.
  • Additional services are available.
£119.49

YEARLY FEES FROM £105.00

1
option

This UK company formation package with SAIL address is especially for international clients, who are requiring setting-up a company with a legal address in London.

The following things are included into this UK LTD registration offer:

  • The certificate of incorporation, the memorandum & articles;
  • The company's registers, shares' certificates & meeting of the board of directors;
  • The registered office address;
  • The government mail forwarding & the secretarial compliance service.
  • We charge an additional fee for the SAIL address.
£134.49

ANNUAL FEES FROM £105.00

2
option

This non-profit company registration with SAIL address package is for non-UK customers comes with the legal address in London and the company's secretarial compliance service for one year.

The following items are included in to this offer:

  • The certificate of incorporation, the memorandum & articles;
  • The company's registers, membership' certificates & meeting of the board of directors;
  • The registered office address;
  • The government mail forwarding & the secretarial compliance service.
  • We charge an additional fee for the SAIL address.
£542.99

ANNUAL FEES FROM £405.00

3
option

This UK public company formation with SAIL address package is exclusively for non-UK clients, who need to register a public company with a legal office address in London.

The following items are included into this UK PLC formation offer:

  • The certificate of incorporation, the memorandum & articles;
  • The company's registers, shares' certificates & meeting of the board of directors;
  • The registered office address;
  • The mail forwarding & the secretarial compliance service.
  • We charge an additional fee for the SAIL address.
£129.99

ANNUAL FEES FROM £105.00

4
option

This UK LLP formation with SAIL address package is exclusively for non-UK residents, who are requiring register an LLP with registered address in London & secretarial compliance for one year.

The following items are included into this UK LLP registration offer:

  • The certificate of registration, the LLP agreement;
  • The LLP's registers, two membership' certificates & meeting of the board of members;
  • The registered office address, mail forwarding & certificate of the registered office address.
  • We charge an additional fee for the SAIL address.

Company Registration with SAIL Address, Provision of the Service & Inspection Address in London

It means company inspections can be carried out without disruptive intrusions into your actual place of business, including possibly from creditors. It's therefore suitable for people who run their business from home. Many law firms offer SAIL services whereby their office space is also used for other companies. Legal firms that provide this have signs outside their premises showing what companies have their SAIL or registered office there.

Many firms provide registered office address services, but not all are able to keep up with the legal requirements of doing so. At Coddan, we take special care to ensure that our clients are in full compliance with the law. We display our company names and have all the necessary documentation should an inspection of firms be carried out by the authorities.

Our fees for the provision of the SAIL address are highly competitive and our clients get all the necessary paperwork and documentation once the company registration process is complete. It gives peace of mind while ensuring professionalism at all times. Our team of expert companies formation consultants is available to talk to you about your company incorporation requirements today, and to explain how your proposed business can benefit from company formation with a SAIL address. From there on, it will be plain sailing.

Fast Simple Company Formation with the Provision of SAIL Service and Inspection Address

Establish a Limited Company in the United Kingdom

Company formation with registered and SAIL address: do you want to form a company in the UK and take advantage of a prestigious Central London registered and SAIL address? Coddan Ltd can help. With a registered address in Baker St, London, or an alternative in Edinburgh, you can benefit from a prestige address without the inevitable cost of funding your own office in one of the world's most expensive streets.

The single alternative inspection location also allows you to specify an address, which could be the registered address, for the authorities to inspect your paperwork if they choose. Keeping the SAIL separate from your working life means that an inspection simply won't impact on your business and you'll keep going as normal.

What is the Difference Between a Registered Office Address, a Trading Address and a Single Alternative Inspection Location Address?

Difference Between a Registered Address and SAIL

Starting with the simplest of these, a company's trading address is simply the address where the company does its business. It could be a home, an office, a garage or any number of other locations.

In the UK, a company's registered office address must be provided to Companies House when the company is registered. This legal address is then made publicly available to anyone who check the records with Companies House online and free of charge.

For many businesses, their trading address and their registered office will be one, and the same. There are a number of reasons, however, why business owners might want to keep them separate. Firstly, if the owner of the business works from home then he or she might not want their home address to be a matter of public record.

Secondly, your registered office must be in the same part of the UK that the company is incorporated. If your company registered in Scotland then the registered office must be in Scotland too. This makes the ability to have a registered office that is in a different location to your trading address useful for anyone with a UK registered business who has moved abroad or to a different part of the UK.

Thirdly, accountants and solicitors often recommend that client businesses use their office premises as their registered office address. The authorities will send official correspondence to this address and setting it as your accountant's means that they will receive letters relating to tax as quickly as possible.

Fourthly, there are companies that will offer registered office addresses in prestigious locations, for example Westminster. Coddan Ltd offers customers who register their business in England the chance to have their business address in London, Liverpool or Manchester, if you are looking to establish a company in Scotland - the opportunity to have their registered office in Edinburgh.

Incorporate in the United Kingdom: UK Company Formation Service With SAIL Address

UK Company Formation With SAIL Address

The final term in need of explanation is the Single Alternative Inspection Location. This is a new option that was introduced in 2009. Before 2009 the government required that a whole range of documents should be kept at a company's registered office address and be made available for inspection for at least two hours each working day (all day for a public limited company). Private limited company's is normally given ten working days' notice before an inspection. Public limited companies must make the documents available with no notice.

The Single Alternative Inspection Location provision allows companies to keep their documents at an alternative address to their registered office address so that if their documents are investigated then their place of work will not be disrupted. Nominating a SAIL might be an attractive option for someone who runs their business from home and would prefer to avoid having the authorities conducting an investigation there.

Law firms often offer businesses the option of setting their premises as a registered office or a SAIL. Those that do this will have a plaque up on the wall near the entrance listing the companies that have their SAIL or registered office at this address.

Company Registration With Service and Inspection Address (SAIL Address)

Company Start-Up With SAIL Address

If your company is the active, the fee for the provision of our registered office address is slightly higher than for a dormant company, and must be renewed annually. In the case if you only need to have a registered office address for public records, & you will keep your company' registers, accountancy and VAT records at your own permission, please provide us the details of the SAIL (single alternative inspection location) address.

Our suggestion: if your company is the active, or dormant, and you need to have the professional assistance with your company bookkeeping and accounting, or/and with filling annual accounts and returns with the Companies Registrar and the Inland Revenue (HMRC), please call to our office numbers and we can offer you more cost effective packages tailored for your needs, and which may help you to minimise your expenses to register a limited company and with its further maintenance support. Only one phone call might help you to save a few hundred pounds.

Company Formation With SAIL Address - What Is a SAIL Address & Why It Is Important?

A SAIL address, or single alternative inspection location address, provides you with an address at which you can keep your company's or a limited liability partnership records and registers if you do not wish to keep them at your registered office address. Under the Companies Act 2006, you may be obliged to retain up to 13 possible registers, depending on the nature of your company.

Under the Companies Regulations 2008, you can keep the following statutory records at a SAIL address:

  • Register of members
  • Register of directors
  • Contracts and documents relating to shares
  • Directors' service contracts
  • Register of secretaries
  • Records of resolutions
  • Register of debenture holders
  • Directors' indemnities
  • Register of charges

You are free to appoint one SAIL address for your company at any one time. However, your chosen SAIL address must be in the same part of the United Kingdom as your registered office address. For example, if you registered your company in Northern Ireland, you must have a SAIL address in North of Ireland.

Once you have chosen a SAIL address, you must keep all the statutory registers of a single type together at either the SAIL address or your registered office address.

Using a SAIL Address After Company Registration

Using a SAIL Address After Company Registration

If you choose to use a SAIL address, you must notify Companies House by submitting the form. You must also submit a form, which serves to inform Companies House of the types of statutory records that are to be held at your SAIL address. In addition to notifying Companies House, you must include your SAIL address in your annual return, together with the details of the statutory records held at this address.

If you later decide to move any of your records back to your company's registered office address, you must submit another form to Companies House. You may wish to change your SAIL address if you move your company out of your family home.

The benefits of using a SAIL address from us - if you run your company from the comfort of your own home and you have listed your home address as your registered office address, Companies House inspectors and members of the general public may visit you there to inspect your statutory records.

If you run a private company, you must make your company's records available for at least two hours a day between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm on working days only, while if you run a public company, you must make your company's records available for at least 8 hours a day between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm on working days only.

If someone wishes to view your records, they must provide you with notice of the date and time they intend to visit for the inspection. Depending on the nature of their visit, you may be entitled to receive at least two working days' notice. If you are worried about the prospect of an inspector turning up at your home address, a SAIL address will prevent such inspection requests from disrupting your family life.

If you require a SAIL address for your company, we offer a range of locations. Call us now to discuss your requirements.

The requirements mentioned above are relevant to all type of companies and limited liability partnership (it does not matter is your company or an LLP is dormant or not).

By the way, provider who supported you a registered office address is not responsible for failure to comply with regulation, including The Companies (Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2008, you own company and directors are responsible to comply with regulations, and can be penalised for failure to comply with Law.

You can double check the information mentioned above on the Government websites:

Useful Information Before to Have a Legal Address

Useful Information Before to Have a Legal Address

Before you apply for a registered office address from other companies registration agents, you should ask them, would they keep your accounts & registers, are they allow third party to come and inspect the records of your company at the registered office address? If your company is in business or trading, will they display a company name at the registered office address or not? If yes, simply ask for the confirmation of the format how they display your company name at their legal address, which belongs to your company.

Provision of a Registered Office & SAIL Address

Provision of a Registered Office & SAIL Address

Many formation agents can offer you the provision of a registered office address for a few pounds only, but not many of them can satisfy with the legal requirements such as to keep the legal records of your company at the registered address, and even to display your company name at the legal address of your company. At Coddan, we will keep all necessary registers and display your company name at our address in London, and allow relevant bodies to come and inspect the records. Call us to discuss your needs!