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UK subsidiary company formation, registration of subsidiary company within 3 hours from 119.49!

Subsidiary company registration procedure: although the concept of daughter company formation can seem complex at first glance, it does not have to be with Coddan Formations Agency. A subsidiary company is essentially a registered limited company which is owned (either in part or in full) by another limited company. The company which owns the subsidiary is referred to as the holding company or parent company. What are the benefits of a subsidiary company incorporation? In certain scenarios, subsidiary company establishment can be incredibly beneficial. For example, if your limited company operates outside of the United Kingdom, it can make sense to register a subsidiary company via Coddan Formations Agency in London as there are numerous advantages to this in terms of tax and general administration.

Formation of a subsidiary company in Great Britain




This subsidiary company registration in the UK is especially for non-UK residents, who are requiring registering a subsidiary company with an address in London & secretarial compliance for one year.

The following items are included into this subsidiary company 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, and government mail forwarding & the secretarial service.



This subsidiary company registration package is especially for non-UK residents, who are requiring incorporating a subsidiary company with a business address in London & a nominee director, bank account upon request.

This UK subsidiary company incorporation offer includes everything in the first option, together with the advantages of:

  • The provision of a nominee director; signed power of attorney;
  • The signed, undated resignation letter from a nominee director;
  • The agreement for the provision of the nominee service.



This is one of the most popular UK subsidiary company registration packages with nominee shareholder, as an additional option to the nominee director, & registered office address in London, on 120 Baker Street.

This UK subsidiary company registration offer includes everything in the second option, plus the following enhancements:

  • The provision of a nominee shareholder service for one year;
  • The declaration of trust signed by a nominee shareholder;
  • The certificate of the confirmation of a beneficial owner.



This is our most comprehensive subsidiary company registration package with all documents verified by solicitor or notary public & certified by the apostilled stamp or apostille seal affixed.

This subsidiary company registration offer includes everything in the third company formation option, plus:

  • The certification of all corporate documents including a power of attorney by practicing solicitor or notary public & the final verification of all company' documents by an apostille seal;
  • Coddan will supply corporate and attorney-in-law rubber stamps.

Subsidiary company registration in the UK, or registering a daughter company in the United Kingdom

Subsidiary company formation in UK: the registration a subsidiary company offers a number of benefits to international organisations. One of the main advantages is that it allows you to run a fully operational and independent sales or trading platform while giving your customers the assurance, both here and throughout the EU, that they are dealing with a British limited company. Registration of a subsidiary company in Great Britain can also provide your business with certain tax and regulatory advantages, and give you direct access to sources of capital and incentives in this country, such as subsidies for setting up businesses in enterprise zones or development areas. Having a daughter company registered in the UK will allow you greater access to markets throughout Europe, and you can ring-fence your operation in the Great Britain, to protect your established business overseas from any future liability.

A private company is the most common type of subsidiary and is relatively straightforward to set-up in the United Kingdom. Compared to other European countries, the UK takes a more pragmatic approach to business and is actively pro-investment. The tax rates in this country are also lower than elsewhere in the EU. It is important, however, that subsidiaries company registration are fully compliant and meet their statutory requirements. Failure to do so can result in fines, and even being stricken off the register at Companies House.

At Coddan Formations Agency, we can assist with registration of your daughter company in the United Kingdom, and have made it as easy as possible by offering a range of packages you can select online. Information and advice regarding taxation, subsidiary company establishment structure (including directors, company secretary and shareholders), and other areas is also available. The entire subsidiary company registration process can be completed online, keeping paperwork to a minimum, and your British, Scottish or Irish company subsidiary can be fully registered and able to start trading in a matter of days. Going forward, we can also provide a range of bookkeeping and accounting services.

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Subsidiary Company Formation in the UK

Sometimes private companies have more than one string to their bow - Coddan Formations Agency recognises that it can be easier to formally operate different business arms as separate entities. If your business has a number of different teams working on vastly different projects or at separate places of business, it can make sense to form a subsidiary – particularly if there are radical differences between projects.

Registering a subsidiary company in the United Kingdom with Coddan Formations Agency: if you are already running a successful business, it might be the case that you simply do not have the time to spend going through the rigmarole of filing limited company formation documentation. Thankfully, with Coddan you don’t have to - all it takes is one simple, low cost application and your subsidiary can be registered within 48 hours. You can rely on Coddan Formations Agency to ensure your application meets all relevant criteria, and prices even include Companies House fees, allowing you to concentrate on making your business a success.

Are you looking to launch a subsidiary company in the United Kingdom? Then trust the expertise of Coddan Formations Agency to register a subsidiary company for you. Our team of agents has been helping business owners and entrepreneurs like you get the most possible benefits from their subsidiaries for years. We know all the legal subsidiary company incorporation requirements, essential paperwork and potential loopholes inside and out. So, whether you're looking to minimise liability, reduce costs, diversify your corporate structure or launch a new brand, we will have the knowledge, experience and skill to ensure you achieve it. Call today, speak to one of our team and find out what the British's best subsidiary and daughter companies formation agents can do for you - if you need assistance with a subsidiary/daughter company registration, you can also speak to our business advisors between 9.30am-6.00pm Monday to Friday by telephoning + (0) 207.935.5171.

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Advantages of Forming a Subsidiary Company

Opening a subsidiary company presents many benefits if you have an international organisation. It allows you to operate a separate sales platform, grant your UK staff shares without affecting your main business, and can even provide access to previously inaccessible sources of capital. With so many rules and regulations to adhere to, registering a subsidiary company can be a daunting task. At Coddan Formations Agency, we can help you navigate the tricky road of forming a subsidiary/daughter company.

What is a subsidiary company? In the United Kingdom, a subsidiary company classification can be given to a company if the holding company has the majority of the voting power, or the authority to remove or appoint its board of directors. Business owners - especially those operating overseas - often register new divisions as a subsidiary to minimise the liabilities of the holding company.

Why choose us for subsidiary company registration? We've been in business since 1993 and have a wealth of experience setting-up subsidiary companies for both national and international clients. Whatever your situation, we've no doubt dealt with it before. Whether you want to establish a subsidiary to protect an overseas business, or simply want a little more freedom with regards to the direction of the new venture, we have the knowledge and skills to ensure you go down the right path.

Registering a subsidiary company differs from setting-up a new private company in that the business will already be operational before the merger takes place. However, the same principles generally apply with regards to registration. We can guide you through the process of registering a new limited company into your organisation here in the United Kingdom, making sure that everything is financially and legally sound.

At Coddan Formations Agency, we pride ourselves on providing a high quality, personal service. If you ever have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email or live chat. Alternatively, you can phone our central London office and speak to an advisor. Whatever you need, we guarantee that your business start-up is in safe hands.