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Companies House Stop Sending Paper Reminders

By |2022-08-30T08:59:42+01:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Address Services, Companies House, Document Filing|

Limited Companies (LTDs) and LLPs are sent paper reminders during the year. This is typically to file your accounts and to submit the Confirmation Statement on time. Companies House have announced that they will no longer be sending paper reminders by post. Company directors have a legal responsibility to file documents at Companies House. Failure to [...]

Companies House Filing During COVID-19

By |2022-08-30T08:59:42+01:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Companies House, Document Filing|

The recent Coronavirus outbreak has had an effect on every company around the UK. While companies are furloughing staff, business owners have an increasing amount of administration they must undertake to apply for government loans and assistance. Companies House have recognised the increased burden this is placing on business owners and have introduced temporary measures [...]

Change of Shareholder – How to Update Records

By |2022-08-30T08:59:43+01:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Companies House|

It is highly likely you will need to file a change of shareholder at some point for your limited company. The need to change the shareholders can be for a variety of reasons. The existing shareholders may wish to sell all or part of their share in the business. Alternatively a shareholder may have passed [...]

Company Address Change

By |2022-08-30T08:59:43+01:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Address Services, Companies House|

During the lifetime of a limited company it is likely there will be a need to change its address on multiple occasions. It is important to ensure accurate records are maintained as the company address is used by government offices and customers to communicate with the business. During the process of an address change there [...]

Sail Address – What Is A Single Alternative Inspection Location?

By |2022-08-30T08:59:43+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 |2022-08-30T08:59:44+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+00:00December 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+00:00September 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+00:00February 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 [...]