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The differences between mail forwarding and a registered office explained.

Many customers often ask what they main differences are between our Mail Forwarding London address (London office address) and a Registered Office Address. There are clear and marked differences between both types of address service, each client will have a different requirement based on their circumstance. What category do you fit into?

Mail Forwarding London Address Service

Our London Mail Forwarding service is for trading active businesses who expect to receive real business post to the London address we provide. For example you work from home selling items on eBay, and you would like to use our prestigious London mail forwarding address to help you appear more established. Our mail forwarding address is ideal for this very purpose, it allows you to place our address on your correspondence which could include your website, letter heads and business cards.

Any post that would be sent to this mail forwarding address would then be forwarded to your own address, alternatively you can then pick the post up from our office location in City Road, London.

The mail forwarding service suits a variety of business, from startups to homeworkers who wish to appear larger and more established. Its also a very good way of gaining access to the London market, companies will list a London address to make it appear they have multiple office addresses which they operate from. There are many benefits to using our mail forwarding service, its importnat to know the service is completely confidential and it does help to stop any unwanted callers turning up at your physical office location.

A Registered office Address Service

The registered office address service we provide is solely for Companies such as a Limited Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships, not sole traders. The registered office is a legal requirement that all Limited Companies must have; when registering a Limited Company for the first time you will need to input the registered office address. This is the address where the company is legally registered at. All statutory state mail from Companies House and HMRC will then be sent to this registered office address. If you use our address service we forward all mail free to you, our registered office address allows you to use our City Road, EC1 address in London as opposed to your own address. Again this will have many benefits such as protecting your residential address, its a prestigious central London address so it will instantly help to impress any clients researching your business.

Do i need both services?

Well if you are a Limited Company then it could be beneficial for you, if your a sole trader or personal client then you would just need our mail forwarding service, not the registered office address. A Limited company would benefit from both services as it would show that the legal registered office address is at the same location as your trading address helping to give the impression your business is established and fully active in a central London location.

Why use Your Virtual Office London?

Well there are many good reasons why you should Your Virtual Office London services; Our expert team has over 100 years industry experience and have clients who have been with us for over 15 years. Our history and client base speaks volumes about our company, we value our customers and they value the service we provide. Our services are affordable and we have been ensuring that our prices are as competitive as ever. We pride ourselves in fast turnaround times and a professional and efficient service, if you want advice its free to all clients, get in touch with us today.