United Kingdom

The United Kingdom consists of the island of Great Britain, of north-eastern part of the island is Ireland and of many more little islands. The UK is a unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy. The Queen, Elizabeth II has reigned for 60 years and has just celebrated her diamond jubilee.

The country’s rich history is filled with various stories – ranging from the tales of Knights of the Round Table to the reality of the Industrial Revolution and both of the World Wars. The former Empire used to have numerous colonies and still there are 14 British Overseas Territories, which are under the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom.

Nowadays the UK is one of the most cosmopolitan countries on the planet. London, the UK capital, welcomes people from all over the world and combines all sorts of cultures and religious. The city has a vibrant atmosphere and it never sleeps.

Key Corporate Features

General

  • Basis of Legal System Common
  • Type of Company Ltd
  • Tax on Offshore Profits 21-28%
  • Redomiciliation Permitted No
  • Time to Form 2 Days

Corporate Requirements

  • Minimum Shareholders 1
  • Minimum Directors 1

Corporate Administration

  • Corporate Directors Permitted Yes

Local Requirements

  • Registered Office/Agent Yes
  • Company Secretary No
  • Director No
  • Meetings No

Public Filings

  • Directors Yes
  • Shareholders Yes
  • Beneficial Owners No

Annual Filing Requirements

  • Annual Return Yes
  • Audited Accounts Yes

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