Will It Ever Be Compulsory To Change My Company Name?
Nov 15, 2017
Occasionally, you may be required to change your company name by law, even after it is already incorporated. This may happen if your chosen name is “too like” another in existence, or rules have been violated.
New Limited Company: What Do I Need To Tell HMRC And When?
Nov 08, 2017
When registering a new company, Companies House will automatically notify HMRC of your company’s existence. You will then be issued with a Unique Tax Reference (UTR) which you will need whenever you contact HMRC about your company.
A Guide To Dormant Companies
Nov 01, 2017
Not all companies registered with Companies House are actively trading. Many form companies with no intention of trading right away, while others take a break from trading. Such companies are known as dormant companies.
How Many People Do I Need To Start A Company?
Oct 25, 2017
When forming a private limited company, you just need one person who can act as both director and shareholder. A company secretary is no longer a requirement. Whilst a minimum of one person is needed to form a company, there are no upper limits on the directors and shareholders.
Can Companies House Reject My Company Name?
Oct 18, 2017
Unfortunately, Companies House does not accept every application to form a company it receives. There are multiple reasons why your application may be rejected and these can often be avoided. Choosing the right company name can help ensure your application is accepted with no hitches.
Why And How To Change A Company Name
Oct 11, 2017
When running a business, you may encounter a situation where you need to change your company name – we explain why this might happen and how to do it.
Producing Your Own Share Certificates
Oct 04, 2017
In a small private limited company the company secretary or the directors usually act as the registrar of the company. This involves the company in keeping and maintaining the statutory books of the company and issuing its own share certificates and dividend vouchers and producing a current list of shareholders when required.
Limited Liability Partnerships: A Guide
Sep 27, 2017
A limited liability partnership, or an LLP, is a way to combine the benefits of limited liability and traditional partnerships. They’re available to any “two or more persons associated for carrying on a lawful business with a view to profit”.
What Is A SAIL Address?
Sep 20, 2017
The SAIL address (Single Alternative Inspection Location) is the address for an alternative location to the company’s registered office address for the inspection of company records and registers. It is only possible to have one SAIL address.
All You Need To Know About Share Capital
Sep 13, 2017
What’s the difference between a shareholder and a subscriber? Is there a maximum limit on share capital? How do you notify Companies House when your shareholders change? These are just a few of the questions we answer in this blog post covering everything you need to know about share capital.