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Sail Address – What Is A Single Alternative Inspection Location?

By |2019-02-14T12:56:55+01:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Address Services, Companies House, Company Formation|

It is a legal requirement for UK companies to make their company registers available for public inspection and for the address to be displayed on Companies House. The SAIL address is a Single Alternative Inspection Location and can be provided to Companies House as the location a UK limited company or LLP stores their company [...]

What is an SIC code?

By |2019-02-20T10:02:18+01:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Companies House, Company Formation, Document Filing|

At the time of incorporation a Limited company must inform Companies House of their intended business activities. This information is communicated to the government by selecting a Standard Industrial Classification code which is often referred to as an SIC code. All companies are legally required to provide this information even if they do not intend to begin [...]

What Should You Know About Share Rights?

By |2018-05-04T12:08:50+01:00March 18th, 2018|Categories: Companies House, Company Formation, Document Filing|

The ownership structure of a limited company is characterised by the distribution of its share capital. Two shareholders, for example, may hold 50 shares each out of 100 issued shares illustrating their equal 50% ownership. Each share class is assigned with rights, otherwise known as prescribed particulars. The rights outline the powers the respective shareholders [...]

Get a Prestigious Registered Office Address

By |2019-02-20T09:44:47+01:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: Address Services, Companies House, Company Formation|

Are you a small business owner in search for a prestigious registered office address? A registered office address is very important for a UK business. Government agencies send all official notices to the registered address of a company. Having an effective address for communication plays a crucial role. It not only boosts the image [...]

Information on Company Shares

By |2019-02-20T09:28:57+01:00September 16th, 2017|Categories: Companies House, Company Formation, Document Filing|

Most shareholders of UK limited companies need advice when making changes to the company structure or issuing a dividend. SFS provides a range of guides for limited companies to help owners of small businesses. Making adjustments to your company shares can be complicated and confusing. Re-structuring your company or simply recording the changes can seem [...]

Legal Requirements of a Registered Office

By |2019-02-19T16:15:20+01:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Address Services, Companies House|

All UK limited companies are required to provide a registered office address. So what are the legal requirements of a registered office? Government offices such as Companies House, HMRC and UK tax authorities will send letters to this address. This will include reminders to file documents and any legal notices served on the company. Companies [...]

How Many Shares In a New Company?

By |2019-02-19T15:48:41+01:00September 15th, 2016|Categories: Companies House, Company Formation, Document Filing|

You have decided to form a company but you are not sure how many shares you need to issue. UK companies are started to make a profit for the shareholders who are the owners of the company. When forming a new company you will need to issue shares to at least one person. UK companies [...]

Your Queries About Registered Office Services

By |2019-02-19T15:45:27+01:00August 19th, 2016|Categories: Address Services, Companies House, Company Formation|

What is a registered office? A registered office is basically an address of a company registered with Companies House. It works as the official address of that company, organisation or the legal entity. This is the address where letters and reminders from Companies House are sent. The registered office can be in England and Wales, [...]

Adding New Shareholders and Increasing Share Capital

By |2019-02-19T14:18:07+01:00May 19th, 2016|Categories: Companies House, Document Filing|

Many companies start life with just one or two shareholders. This is typical for new company formations but you may find that the company needs to add new shareholders or change the share structure at a later date. If you find that your company needs to add one or more new shareholders there are two [...]

What is a PSC Register?

By |2018-01-17T16:41:24+01:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Companies House, Company Formation, Document Filing|

From 6th April 2016, it was a requirement for all UK Companies, LLP’s and social enterprises to keep a record of ‘People with Significant Control’ (PSC). UK Companies have to gather this information in preparation for filing an official register. UK companies aree required to record the information at Companies House from 30th June 2016. [...]