A ready-made company or off-the-shelf company is already an incorporated company to which the Certificate of Incorporation has been issued by the relevant Government department. All ready-made companies are the ones that have not commenced any business, do not have any assets, liabilities or bank accounts. The purpose of buying a ready-made company is to save time in the incorporation process which usually takes about one to two weeks. After buying a ready-made company, clients may change its name to their preferred company name. They can also use the company immediately for signing business agreements and opening of bank accounts.