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We are pleased to announce that for the month of October we are reducing the price of our Marshall Islands Company Formation to 595.00 GBP making it an even more attractive choice for our clients.

The Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) is a modern and stable corporate jurisdiction that provides the flexibility and confidentiality that is required by corporate users and has many advantages.

The compliance and reporting requirements are minimal and we can usually form the company within 24 hours.

Follow the link below to read information about why the Marshall Islands is such a popular choice:

Marshall Islands Incorporation

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How to order an offshore company

We offer over 20 different jurisdictions to form your offshore company.

Once you know which jurisdiction to you require we have an easy online order form unique to each jurisdiction. You can find more information here

Once you have placed your order you will have a dedicated accounts manager who will deal with your order from start to finish.

You will need to create a username and password then just click Buy Now on the required service.

Our team will always be able to assist if needed by telephone, email, live chat or Skype.


We are delighted to announce that we are now offering a new business payment platform, they are powered by Pervesk UAB which is an electronic money institution authorised by the Central Bank of Lithuania for the issuing of electronic money and payments.

The Payment Account can be opened for Companies registered in the UK and most EU countries. Offshore Companies may also be considered dependent on a full risk assessment and compliance checks.

We work closely with our Banking Partners to ensure we provide you with the best service.

If you would like more information please click here.

An Apostille is a form of authentication issued to documents for use in countries outside of the UK.

The Notarisation of Documents confirms that the documents included in the Apostille are a true copy of the originals.

To Apostille a document a Notary will apply a seal and sign the documents. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office will then attach an apostille to the documents, confirming the Notary’s signature and seal has been certified.

Once a document has gained an apostille certificate these documents are then legal for use and are accepted in states without requiring any further legalisation.

Help and Guidance Page

We have a dedicated page on our website which will answer a lot of your questions, it also has additional information about the services we offer.

You can find our Help and Guidance page on the following link:


Our office will be closed for the August Bank Holiday on Monday 29th August. Our offices will reopen Tuesday 30th August.

All electronic incorporations and filings can still be submitted and will be processed as usual.

All orders can be submitted as usual and they will be processed as quickly as possible on our return.

Our offices will be closed for telephone and email support on this day. Please still contact us via email and we will respond to you when we return to the office.

Please feel free to leave us a voicemail and we will call you back on our return.

Please let us know if you do have any questions about opening times.

We wish you all a lovely bank holiday weekend.


This is a question that a lot of clients ask us, which avenue they should go down.  With this being a decision that most struggle with, it’s good to do some research on what options are available. Obviously, you are the only one that can decide what option is best for you.  I hope the information below will give you an idea on what options are available and the information provided should help you make the right choice.

Advantages of purchasing a Ready Made Offshore Company

  • Reliability comes with an aged company, may add commercial credibility which is reassuring for your clients.
  • Business and banking relationships are easily established with an older company
  • New and existing clients will feel more confident dealing with you as your company will have a history.
  • The process is simple and straight forward, Shelf Companies are immediately available to transfer over to you to begin trading with the company

Advantages of an Offshore Company Formation

  • Usually cheaper than purchasing an existing company
  • You can choose the exact company name you require without having to change the name of the company
  • You are shown as being the owner of the company from day 1 of the registration
  • You can choose exactly how you wish the company to be registered
  • There will be no previous officers within the company – the registers of the company will show you only as being Director / Shareholder
  • The shares for the company will be organised exactly how you wish them to be

Advantages for both company choices are shown above, however the final decision would depend on your requirements and this is totally your choice.

If you would like to create a Non-Trading, Dormant Company or wish to Reserve a Company Name, then our Reserve a Company is just for you.

Our Reserve a Name service registers the name of your company at Companies House preventing anyone else from using or trading with that name.

You will not need to provide any company officer details as the company is formed using our Registered Office and with us acting as Director and Shareholder of the company. All we will require is your chosen company name for us to reserve it for you, plus your contact details so we can contact you to renew the company.

You are not allowed to trade with a reserve a name company, it is created as a non-trading dormant company, just to protect the company name for you and to prevent another person from trading with your chosen business name.

At any time, should you wish to start to trade with the company, just contact us and we can simply and quickly transfer ownership over to you. There is an administrative charge for us to transfer the business ownership over to you.

Every Limited company registered in UK is required to have a UK Registered Office Address. Our company offers a Registered Office Address service for those clients who do not have a UK address or do not wish to have their residential address details on public records. Our Registered Office Address service is valid for a period of 12 months and will show on public record and with UK HMRC.

The Registered Office Address must be kept up-to-date. If you use our Registered Office Address, it is necessary that the service is renewed on time every year. If the service is not renewed, the Company will no longer receive any statutory correspondence, and it could affect the company’s status of good standing.

When forming a UK company you will need to provide information on who the Shareholder(s) of the company are. Each Shareholder can hold different percentages, rights and share holdings.

If a change of Shareholder has taken place within the company you will need to ensure this information is also updated at Companies House. This does not need to be done straight away, it can wait for the next Confirmation Statement to be due.

We can assist with updating the Shareholder, the price is 28.00GBP.


Our online chat facility is available to answer any quick questions and provide guidance where required. Unlike other companies, you will physically speak to a person and will not be directed to an automatic robot. You will be connected to our admin team who has a wealth of experience and will be able to deal with your enquiry quickly meaning you should receive a response to your questions/queries instantly.

The chat is available in the bottom right hand corner of our website, to begin a conversation simply select the chat support button and you will be connected to an available operator.

Our chat facility is available Monday – Friday 9AM-5PM BST.

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All companies within the UK are required to submit accounts with Companies House on a yearly basis whether they are dormant or trading.

If the company has traded, you will be required to file trading accounts to prove that the company has trading activity.

To file the company accounts we require three sets of the original signed documents sending to are office address. We will then submit the accounts on your behalf and keep you updated throughout the process.

It usually takes around 5 working days for the company accounts to be accepted.

Whilst we are unable to prepare the actual trading accounts themselves, we can offer a free UK Accountancy Referral who will be able to assist you with preparing the company accounts. 

When forming a company and choosing your new company name some words can be considered sensitive by the UK Company Registrar.

Sensitive words are nouns that can be deemed as misleading or offensive. They could also be linked to certain government organisations.

It does not mean that you are not able to use the sensitive word it just means supporting documentation may be required.

Our system with automatically check your company name when you start the incorporation process to see if any words are believed to be sensitive.

We also have a list of sensitive words available on our website. You can view here.


All Companies are registered with HMRC and receive a Company Tax Return reminder on a yearly basis. However, if your company is dormant, you are not required to file these and should mark your company as dormant.

Failure to file your Company Tax Return on time can result in your company receiving a penalty. Therefore, if you have a company that has not traded it is recommended that you mark it as Dormant with HMRC as soon as possible.

We are able to assist with marking your company as dormant for a price of £59.95. This usually takes approximately 5 working days. This service can be ordered through our website under UK Additional Services - HMRC Tax / VAT Services - Mark Company as Dormant with HMRC.

Once your Company has been marked as Dormant, we will send you an e-mail confirmation of this. You Should mark your company as dormant every couple of years.

When your company accounts are due, you will also be required to submit dormant/non-trading accounts. We are able to assist with this for a charge of £40.00. This service can be ordered through our website under UK Additional Services - Confirmation Statements / Accounts - Filing Dormant Accounts with Companies House.

If you require any further information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.



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We offer a variety of Jurisdictions when incorporating an offshore company.

We are asked regularly about tax but, we are not tax advisors. We have created a comparisons page which has tax information, it is all the information we have to assist you with choosing the right package anymore information you require on tax you would need to speak to a tax advisor.

The page above provides you with comparison tax information we have on each of our offshore Jurisdictions.

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Due to popular demand, we are pleased to announce that we are extending our reduced price of our Cayman Company Formation package and our two most popular banking options.

Cayman has increased its popularity for many reasons including:

  • Exemption from all local taxes and stamp duty
  • Ease of operation, maintenance and control
  • Maximum confidentiality and anonymity

Take full advantage of this fantastic offer and call or email our specialist team today.

In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. This will take place from Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June.

Our office will be closed for this occasion from Wednesday 2022 at 17:00 GMT and will reopen Monday 6th June at 09:00 GMT.

Email, chat and telephone support will not be available; however, we will respond to all emails as soon as possible on our return.

Electronic incorporations and filings can still be submitted as usual and all additional orders will be processed when we return to the office on Monday 6th June at 09:00 GMT.

We hope everyone enjoys the celebration!

We are delighted to announce that we have taken on a new UK Based Financial Institute that accepts Crypto Currency. The accounts are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FRN 948213, under the Payment Services Regulations 2017 as an Authorised Payment Institution.

They provide payment services to customers in our target markets, such as technology and gaming. They are one of the leading payment service providers focusing on these industries.

The Payment Accounts can be opened for Companies registered in the UK and most EU countries.

We work closely with our Banking Partners to ensure we provide you with the best service.

If you would like more information please click here.

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We are pleased to congratulate Laura on her first year of service with CFS International Formations.

Laura is one of our UK Business administrators within our professional UK and Offshore teams.

Laura Commented:

“I have thoroughly enjoyed working for CFS for the past year. I have learnt so many great skills and knowledge and I look forward to developing my understanding in the upcoming year.

I am so grateful for the opportunities that CFS have provided me with, and every day in the office is different and provides me with a sense of achievement that I have never experienced”

Well done Laura for all your hard work and dedication to CFS over the last year.

We offer a variety of packages when incorporating a UK company.

We have created a Help and Guidance Page to assist you with choosing the right package.

Our packages are tailored to suit your exact requirements. Prices start from 27.95 GBP, for our most popular E-Mail Package.

This Package includes a wide range of services: Free Bank account referrals, 3 Months Free Accountancy, Emailed Official Company Documents and much more.

The page provides you with benefits and a breakdown of each package.

When going through the UK incorporation process, you are able to upload your own Articles of Association free of charge!

This option is available during the incorporation process and is simple and straightforward to use.

When uploading the file, please be aware that the file you upload will be the document that is submitted to Companies House and will not be edited or formatted by CFS. There is no requirement to upload the Memorandum with the Articles file as this is automatically generated when the company is submitted for incorporation.

Please ensure the file is in PDF – if you have a word document, you should be able to save this document as a PDF

If an incorporation is rejected for any reason and you are changing the name of the company, please ensure you change the name on your Articles.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this further, please do not hesitate to contact us.

A registered office address is a legal requirement for all companies registered at Companies House.  This address is displayed on public records at Companies House and is the companies official address. This is the address that Companies House, HMRC and other government bodies will use to deliver legal letters and notices.

All of our Registered Office Services are valid for 12 months., it is important to ensure that the Registered Office Address Service is in date.

If you no longer require the service, you will need to provide an alternative Registered Office Address and update this with Companies House. If you do not renew the service or update this address, we are required by law to file an RP07, this will change the companies Registered Office Address to Companies House Default Address. This can affect the good standing of your company.

You can view your Renewal Dates by accessing your dashboard on our website under ‘Your Registered Office Account’, this will allow you to keep track of all your companies under one page. CFS will also send you email reminders when the company is nearly due to renew this service.

Due to the many benefits, like privacy, tax optimisation and ease of management offshore company formations have become a popular choice for many clients.

It can seem like a daunting process and some people find it hard to know where to start. This is where CFS Formations can assist. As a highly recommended service provider for offshore formations we provide a hassle free and effective solution for your offshore requirements.

Our comparison table enables you to easily compare all of our offshore jurisdictions in one place ensuring you choose the jurisdiction that is right for your business needs.  Our offshore specialists are on hand to discuss your individual requirements and provide detailed information on the company formation process.

You may wish to also read our information page ‘How to get started – Offshore Company” which you can find by following the link:

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Keeping your offshore company in Good Standing is highly important to ensure you do not receive unnecessary penalties. Offshore Companies should be renewed with the authorities where the company is registered on a yearly basis, by doing this your company will remain in good standing.

The yearly renewals will usually cover the government fees, the registered office fees and registered agent fees for the company.

If you fail to pay for the yearly renewal, then penalties may occur and the company could potentially be removed from the register.

To help take away the pressure of remembering the yearly renewals, we do send courtesy reminders six weeks before to arrange the payment for the renewal. However, please note that it is the Directors responsibility to ensure that the Company is in good standing.


CFS always help make the formation of an offshore company as easy as possible.

We have Tax Information/Comparable table to view on our website which allows you to easily compare locations.

This can also be downloaded as a PDF Version.

Please click here for more information.

We are not qualified Tax Advisors so would always suggest to seek the relevant advice before choosing which jurisdictions suits best.

At CFS, we have a range of ready-made UK companies available to purchase, with incorporation dates ranging from 2012-2022.

Here are a few reasons why people choose a Shelf Company:

  • Boost your business with an established company
  • Establish business relationships easily
  • Gain confidence from customers
  • Simplicity – the process is simple and straight forward.

We require you to complete an online order form with the new company details including directors, shareholders, business activities etc. Once we have received these it usually takes around 24-48 hours to be accepted at Companies House.

You are able to view a list of our available Shelf Companies here.

On our website you have access to your Company Manager. This can be found on your dashboard when you log in. This not only allows you to file any changes to officers and confirmation statements, but also allows you to see the filing history of your company on your dashboard. Alongside this, we also offer a service which allows you to download any filed company forms for a small price of only £3.99!

As a CFS Formations customer you can take advantage of the simplest UK and Offshore company formation process and honest, upfront pricing. Here at CFS we are proud of our competitive pricelist with a ‘no hidden extras’ approach.

Our team pride themselves on the fantastic customer service they offer, we are incredibly passionate about the quality of our service and of our customer feedback, as shown by our excellent reviews and ratings. We are a committed team who are here to help you with all of your business needs. We are dedicated to meeting your requirements and exceeding your expectations. We are committed to maintaining the highest possible standards for our customers and do anything we can to ensure your business with CFS is to the highest satisfaction.

CFS have over a 100 years of combined expertise forming companies and providing corporate and secretarial services that help thousands of our clients grow their businesses each year.

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A UTR (unique tax reference) number is a 10-digit number issued directly by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). They are completely unique to each and every UK taxpayer and help HMRC to identify them within their systems.

HMRC issue UTR Numbers to individuals, companies, partnerships, trusts and other types of organisations. When you register with HMRC, they will usually issue your UTR number automatically.

If you lose your UTR number, we able to re request this from HMRC for you for an additional fee. It usually takes around 15 working days to be issued by HMRC and is sent directly to the company’s Registered Office Address. 

In an effort of continuous improvement and compliance with the international regulatory standards all Seychelles Companies are required to comply with the International Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2021. The legislation now requires all companies to keep their accounting records at their registered office in the Seychelles.

In view that the majority of IBC’s operate outside of the Seychelles, the 2021 amendments means that the accounting records should be produced 2 times per year and held at the registered office address in the Seychelles.

The accounting periods are to run from 1st Jan to 30 June and from 1st July to 31st Dec.

The accounts should be sent to CFS by the 21st of either July or January.

Filing late or failing to file will incur penalties which will be a minimum of £10,000 so it is essential that you are up to date with your filings.

If your company is dormant all that is required is the completion of one document and no further information will be required unless the company commences trading.

The new changes are to help enhance and improve the provisions already in place with regards to transparency within the Seychelles.   

If you would like more information about the recent changes please contact our specialist offshore team: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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On a yearly basis, it is a requirement for all UK Companies to file a Confirmation Statement. The Confirmation Statement is to keep Companies House up to date with the details of the company. For example, Business Activities and Shareholders.

We have two options available to file a confirmation statement.

CFS to file

We are able to file the confirmation statement for you, you simply place your order and we will do the rest for you.

Click here to order for £28.00

You to file

Our Company Manager facility is directly linked to Companies House, this allows you to file the confirmation statement for your company.

Click here to file for £15.00 (please ensure you are logged into our website)

At CFS we offer multiple registered office address services. By purchasing a registered office address you are protecting your identity and keeping your personal address private and confidential. We now offer all clients the option to receive your post scanned. This means that we will scan your post via email. This is completed on a daily basis when the mail arrives, not only this, but the scanning service is totally FREE. This means you will have peace of mind knowing any mail is forward onto yourself on the day of arrival without the worry of any repeated costs.

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What is a Dormant Company?

A Dormant Company is a company which is not Trading/no longer Trading. Your company will be deemed dormant if it’s had no account transactions or trading activity. HMRC would consider this type of company to be dormant for Corporation Tax purposes.

Do I still need to file Accounts and Confirmation Statements?

Yes, by having a Dormant Company you do still need to file your Accounts but they can be ‘Dormant Accounts’ which shows no account activity.

Confirmation Statements will still need to filed yearly.

  • Filing Dormant Accounts: 40.00GBP
  • Confirmation Statement 28.00GBP

Can I start Trading if my company is already marked as Dormant?

You can change the status of your company from Dormant to Trading. HMRC will need to be informed by yourself your company is now ‘Active’. This can be done via HMRC online portal.

At Companies House you can also change your SIC Codes from Dormant (SIC Code 99999) to a trading SIC code which applies to you.

File Trading Accounts at Companies House within the 9 month period.


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We are able to form offshore companies worldwide in over 24 different jurisdictions. Using our simple, unique online order form, the process is fast, efficient and time saving. You can feel secure knowing our reliable and experienced offshore agents will provide a reputable, professional, secure and confidential service.

Please see below step by step guide on how to place your order:

1. First of all we would require you to be registered as a user, you can do register on the link below:
2. Once decided on the jurisdiction you wish to proceed with, you can select this from the following link: and select to ‘Buy Now’
3. The first step will ask you to input your three preferred company names
4. Input a brief description of your proposed business activities
5. Complete information around the required share capital of the company
6. Input the company trading details: such as where the company will be trading,
7. Complete information for the officers which will be appointed
8. Additional services such as: Apostilles, Nominees etc. can be purchased on this page
9. And lastly, you will be directed to pay


At CFS, we have a range of ready-made UK companies available to purchase, with incorporation dates ranging from 2015-2022.

Our 2015-2018 vintage Shelf Companies are incredibly rare to purchase and are competitively priced. All of our vintage Shelf Companies are debt, liability and hassle free.

Here are a few reasons why people choose a Shelf Company:
• Boost your business with an established company
• Establish business relationships easily
• Gain confidence from customers
• Simplicity – the process is simple and straight forward.

You are able to view a list of our available Shelf Companies here.


Welcome to our newest employee Niamh!

Niamh joined the team in November 2021 as a UK Business Administrator.

Whilst currently completing her qualification in Business Administration Niamh will be focusing on UK orders and working within our UK Business team.

We asked Niamh:

What is your favourite thing about working at CFS Formations?

I enjoy working for CFS because all the team are friendly and helpful, each day i learn something new and i look forward to gaining more knowledge and growing my skills with the business.

We also asked Niamh what she like's doing in her spare time?

In my spare time i enjoy spending time with my family and going out with my friends, especially if it involves food or shopping :) 

A minimum of 1 Director and 1 Sucriber/Shareholder is required with a UK company formation. You can appoint one individual to be both director and shareholder. This can be done by selecting both Director and Shareholder when inputting the designated positions of the officer. 

Correspondence address otherwise known as a service address, is an official address that all company directors are legally required to have when they are appointed to a UK Company. This is an address you can be officially contacted at. The address will show on public register. It does not need to be located in the UK.

Registered Office address is a legal requirement for all companies registered at Companies House.  This address is displayed on public records at Companies House and is the company’s official address. This address can be different to your companies trading address. The Registered Office Address should be located in the jurisdiction where your company is formed. For example, if you would like your company to be registered in England, you should have a registered office address in England or Wales or if you would like your company to be registered in Scotland, you should have a registered office address in Scotland


A WebFiling code also known as authentication code is a unique digital password for your UK Company which consists of a mixture of six numbers and letters.

We will provide the code to you via email as soon as the company is incorporated. Your webfiling / authentication code allows you to file documents electronically for your company. It is also a security measure for you company as it stops unauthorised filings.

If you are unsure what you company’s website code is we are able to assist you in obtaining this information. Please contact our team for assistance.Password, App, Application, Business, Cloud Computing

Take advantage of our downloadable PDF pages for each of our 24 offshore jurisdictions!

We have avaliable downloadable versions of our informational pages for each offshore jurisdiction we offer. The PDF's include information relating to key features of the jurisdiction, the price, what's included, an estimated timescale, banking information, tax information and much more. These PDF's are useful if you require access to these pages when offline, or if you want to forward information onto your clients.

To access these PDF's click the offshore button on our top menu, and visit the Offshore Company Formations page, there will be a small PDF icon next to each jurisdiction, clicking this will download it to your desktop. 




A correspondence address, otherwise known as a service address, is an official address that all company directors are legally required to have when they are appointed to a UK Company.

This is an address you can be officially contacted at but, you do not need to reside there. The address will show on public register. You can use our Correspondence Address for all company directors of the company.

This will prevent your home address from being displayed on public records. We have 4 different locations available, our 2 most popular locations are Doncaster, South Yorkshire and London, Wood Green.

Welcome to our newest employee, Leon,

Leon is our most recent recruit joining our team as ICT support.

Whilst he completes his qualification as internet communications technician, he will be working alongside our IT team in ensuring all aspects of our IT systems are kept well maintained and up to date.

We asked Leon, what is your favourite part about working for CFS?

I enjoy working for CFS as they are a great, friendly, well supportive team of employees, I see this opportunity as a way to contribute to an exciting company.

We also asked, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, and walking my two dogs. I also enjoy regularly going shopping, travelling and eating out.


Welcome to our newest employee Laura!

Laura joined the team in May 2021 as a UK Business Administrator.

Whilst currently completing her qualification in Business Administration Laura will be focusing on UK orders and working within our UK Business team.

We feel Laura has already made an impact on the team productivity and customer care.

We asked Laura:

What is your favourite thing about working at CFS Formations?

I love working for CFS as every day is different. Everyone is extremely supportive and friendly! I'm enjoying developing my skills and the sense of achievement I feel after each day.

We also asked Laura what she like doing in her spare time?

In my spare time I enjoy socialising with my friends, spending time with family and going on lots of shopping sprees!


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Welcome our newest employee, Laura joined the team in December 2020 as a UK Business Administrator.

Laura is currently focusing on UK orders, working with our admin team. Laura is working very hard and is a great asset to our team.

We asked Laura:

What is your favourite thing about working at CFS Formations?

I love working for CFS as every day is different and everyone here is so supportive and helpful! I enjoy being busy and I look forward to growing my knowledge and develop my skills further!

We also asked Laura what she like doing in her spare time?

In my spare time I enjoy socialising with my friends, travelling to new and exciting places and I am a shopaholic!

We are pleased to congratulate Lucy on her first year of service with CFS International Formations.

Lucy is one of our UK and Offshore Business administrators. 

Lucy Commented:

“It has been great working for CFS for the past year.

I have learnt so many great skills and gained lots of knowledge in UK and Offshore Formations.

I enjoy the busy environment and that every day is different.”

Well done Lucy for all your hard work and dedication to CFS over the last year.



Our newest employee Janine joined the team in September 2020 as a UK and International Assistant Manager. Janine is currently focusing on offshore orders, she has been working closely with our admin team processing offshore orders and learning more about the services we offer.

We asked Janine:

What is your favourite thing about working at CFS Formations?

I love coming into work, the team I work with are so supportive and helpful and work wise each day is different. I enjoy a challenge and this busy environment really makes my day. I feel lucky to be a part of such a great team and I am looking forward to learning and growing within the business.

We also asked Janine what she like doing in her spare time?

In my spare time I love to spend time with my daughters and see my friends. I also like to run and hike, I recently did a 10 hour walk finishing at Mam Tor which was such a great experience.

Due to our every developing business structure, we are excited to welcome our newest member to the CFS admin team, Lucy has joined the team as a UK and International Business Administrator. She will be working with our admin team processing UK and offshore orders, Lucy has been working closely with our admin team processing UK Orders and learning more about the services we offer.

We asked Lucy:

How have you found your first week working with CFS Formations?

‘I have enjoyed my first week, meeting and getting to know everyone, The job seems very interesting but also exciting, I am looking forward to learning more about the role and finding our more about the company.’

We also asked her what you like doing out of working hours?

‘I am very boring! I like to eat out a lot, but if I am not eating out, I would probably be at home in my PJ’s watching Television’

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Leanne joined the team in 2011 as a UK and International Administration Apprentice. Leanne has shown hard work and dedication over the past 6 years, this reflects her job position now as a UK and International Senior Administrator.

We asked Leanne:

What do you enjoy the most about working at CFS?

I have enjoyed my time at CFS because of the people I work with, we all get along really well and work well as a team to ensure we provide first class customer service to all of our clients. I really enjoy speaking with and assisting our customers to ensure their requirements are met. I like how every day at my job is different, one day I could be working on UK Companies, the next I could be working with a customer on an Overseas Incorporation.

What do you like doing in your Spare time?

‘ I love going on holiday and visiting new countries, recently I have been to Greece, Portugal and France.
I am a bit of a fitness fanatic and love going to the gym in my free time’

Leanne is currently working on obtaining a qualification in Business management.

In 2001 Nuala Heaney our Company Director co-founded CFS along with Tony Thornton.

We asked Nuala to tell us about some of CFS’ achievements over the last 15 years.

“One of our greatest achievements was CFS taking off and moving from the converted garage where we first set up business to actual offices. Over the last 15 years we have built up CFS and have gone from strength to strength.  Our latest achievement, which we are all very proud of, being our new website.”

Apart from hard work, what did you bring to CFS 15 years ago?

“My main asset that I bought to CFS all that time ago was customer service.  I wanted everyone’s experience at CFS to be positive, helpful and some where you would go to again and again for all your business needs.  I had a lot of customer service experience as I had worked for a multi-national pharmaceutical company where I managed a large call centre and set up a customer service centre. The offices were based across 2 sites in the UK giving a wealth of experience in managing customers, staff, organisation and procedures.”

Nuala is closely involved in the business, so we asked her what she likes to do to unwind.

“I love to socialise, I am very close to my family and friends so most of my spare time is spent with them, either shopping or dining out” 

We are delighted to announce that we will be celebrating our 15 year anniversary next week.

Since 2001 we have grown from strength to strength establishing a reputation in the industry for fast, simple and transparent services that go the extra mile to ensure we have complete customer satisfaction.

The Managers Emily Laycock and Rachel Griffiths are backed up by a dedicated team of specialists in company formation and company maintenance.

Our directors Tony Thornton & Nuala Heaney said “We would very much like to thank our clients who have worked with us and supported us over the years, we are proud of the services we provide and that we always have customer satisfaction at the forefront of everything we do. We feel honoured that many of our very first clients continue to use our services.”

To mark the occasion we are offering our UK Limited by Shares Email Package at a discounted price of £15.00 – one pound for every year we are celebrating.

The discount will last for one day only on the 13th December 2016.

We look forward the next stage of CFS and what the future will bring. 

Emily Laycock has been our Operations Manager since the beginning of 2009 bringing with her a wealth of experience in business finance, compliance and team management.

We asked Emily what changes have happened to CFS since 2009?

“I joined the team during a period of major change and development as we were just starting to develop the new XML (computer language) with Companies House and simultaneously implementing the Companies Act 2006 which became law in October 2009, since then we have continued to develop our website software to ensure we strive to be always one step ahead of our competitors. I was pleased to be part of the launch of our new website in 2016 which had been 2 years in the planning. It’s brighter, more current and has fast easy to use navigation.”

What do you like best about your role at CFS?

“This is extremely hard to answer as my role is so diverse and every day is different, I love dealing with clients both in the UK and Internationally but I also love researching our products to ensure the services we provide are second to none.”

Finally what do you enjoy when you’re not working?

“I am a bit of a shopaholic and I love dining out, but most of all I enjoy spending time with my husband and two young sons.”

Emily is now looking forward to celebrating CFS’s 15th anniversary!


In 2001 Tony Thornton our Technical Director co-founded CFS along with Nuala Heaney.

We asked Tony, what gave him the idea to start one of the first Companies House approved company formation agents?

“I had extensive experience in electronic programming and also incorporating companies by paper, so it seemed obvious to pull these two skills together and by doing this I created one of the first web based solutions for incorporating companies electronically. This was unique as you didn’t need to buy expensive software from us you could just start incorporating quickly, easily and on a pay as you go system.”

Tony is closely involved in the business, so we asked him what he likes to do to unwind?

Travel is a great passion of mine, which is why I feel privileged to have the opportunity to travel all over the world to meet with our clients. This has enabled me to build strong and trustworthy business relationships. I also enjoy watching football which with being English can sometimes be more frustrating work than enjoyment!”

Tony’s technical background spans over 30 years and includes working in a number of different cities across the world including London, Zurich and Munich.

Tony and his wife now live in a small village in Yorkshire.