The Diary of A Company Formation
Welcome to part two of our interview with Alex Harrington-Griffin, our first subject in the new "Real Business" case study series. To read part one, click here.
Welcome to our brand new “Real Business” case study series. We are going to interview individuals whom we believe offer valuable insight into what it’s like to start up and run a business.
Last Updated: 19/08/2014 A company register is a folder or book in which a company officer can neatly store their company’s statutory documents. These documents include: [caption id="" align="alignright" width="105"] Company Register[/caption] - Details of share transfers and allotments - Share certificates - Details of company officers - Company mortgages and charges The company register which Companies Made Simple provide includes the above blank documents as well as a number of other documents for you to complete to keep your statutory documents in order.
As we have commented on a number of occasions on this blog, what your company looks like at the point of launch, will probably be very different from what you originally thought at the point of company formation. In this post, we catch up with Laura Andrews – CEO of recent company formation Beautifully Organic – as she learns that the site she has tirelessly worked on for four months, may not be as great as she originally thought.
In yesterday’s post, Laura Andrews – who has recently formed her own company – explained the frustration she felt at the way in which larger companies treat start ups. In today’s post, she explains how this has extended to her suppliers and marketing agency.
We have finally signed off on the site design – it is exactly what we wanted and I am really glad I invested the additional resource into making sure it was perfect! So, with the site ready to go live we were ready to begin our major PR push.
I have been so busy over the past few days; we have held our two focus groups, hired two regional managers and begun to look for office space – who ever knew forming your own company could be so hectic! Focus Groups As I mentioned in my last post, the website is still far from being ‘launch ready’.
In Friday’s post, we introduced you to Laura Andrews, who recently formed her company ‘Beauty Organics Skincare and Cosmetics. The company has yet to be launched and we are going to join her on her journey to get her business off the ground.
While the company formation process isn’t easy and presents many challenges – especially in the current economic climate - more and more people are choosing entrepreneurialism over the security offered by full time employment. But what does it take to get your business idea off the ground?