Author Archives: R.C.K

New Laws Regarding Formation of Companies in Kenya.

The government in its efforts to make Kenya have a good business climate have changed some laws that have been governing the business environment in the country since the late 1940s. This was achieved mid this month (Sep 2015) when the president assented to several new Acts which include Financial Act amendments 2015, the Companies […]

Memorandum and Articles of Association

When registering a company in Kenya, it is a requirement that you prepare a company Memorandum and Articles of Association. These are legal documents that contain various information on the reason why the company is being formed. The documents are divided into two parts which are memorandum and Article of Association. Memorandum of Association This […]

Access to Government Procurement Opportunities

As many of you may be aware, the government made amendments to the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2013 to enable youth, women and people living with disability in Kenya access a third of the Sh336 B government procurement deals available in every financial year. The bill offered a soft ground for youth, women and […]

Requirements for registering a company in Kenya

The following are the requirements for registering a company in Kenya. When forming a limited company in Kenya, the law requires that certain documents must be submitted by the persons that are interested in incorporating the company. These documents include personal documents of the persons registering the company and legal documents. The personal documents that […]

Registering a business name in Kenya

Business names, commonly referred to as Sole Proprietorship or partnerships, are registered under the Business Names Act. The reasons why you may prefer to register your small business as a sole proprietorship include; • They are easy to register. • They require only one person to start. • You can upgrade to a limited company […]

how to register a company in Kenya

It is a legal requirement to register a company before can start trading in Kenya. This is done at the registrar of companies offices located at Sheria House along Harambee Avenue. In this step by step guide, we will take you through all the steps that one is required to undertake in order to register a […]