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FAQ’s about appointing a new company director

When a private limited company is incorporated, the first directors are usually designated by investors. However, new directors could be designated at any time after the company is formed. The reason to appoint new directors could be any. For instance, it could be a replacement for the current position or adding more directors to the team. There’s no tab on restricting the number of directors[…]

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All You Need To Know About Annual Confirmation Statement

What is Annual Confirmation Statement? The annual confirmation statement is a filing requirement that was first introduced as a legal requirement back in 2016. It replaced the previous legal requirement to file what was called an Annual Return. A Confirmation Statement is also known as form CS01 whereas the annual return was form AR01. The format is similar although can be argued the new form[…]

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Comparison: Registering Your Company Using Companies House Vs Company Formation Agency

Companies House Vs Company Formation Agency – Which one is better? There is a popular misconception that it’s better to register directly via Companies House website rather than using a company formation agency. After all, at some point, everything must go through the Companies House. Some also believe that it cheaper to go direct through Companies House. However, none of these is true. In general,[…]

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9 reasons why Companies House reject applications

Are you planning to register your new company and want to ensure you submit it the right way? In this blog let’s see the some of the reasons why Companies House rejects applications, and how to avoid rejections. 9 reasons why Companies House reject applications: Similar Names Sensitive & Offensive Names Errors/Missing – Authentication Questions Registered Office Address Non-Residential Address Nationality Input Missing PSC Repeated[…]

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Changing the registered office address of limited companies

From expansion to better connectivity, there could be a number of reasons as to why you’d want to change your registered office address. As a matter of fact, enquiries pertaining address changes are a lot more frequent than we’d like to admit. Now,for the sake of clarity, let’s look into the process of changing the registered address and how we go about it. Changing the[…]

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How a non-UK resident can form a private limited company in the UK?

The process of registering and operating a business in the UK is governed by the government agency named the Companies House. The formation process (for both UK & non-UK resident) will require you to send your application to the Companies House for approval either by post or through a web portal or through an authorized agent. The registration process does not differentiate between a UK[…]

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What are the different types of addresses your UK limited company needs for registration

To register a limited company in the UK, the Companies House requires you to provide a set of addresses during the registration process. These addresses are made available to the public and can be accessed by anyone looking for company information. Let’s look into the different addresses to register your business in the UK. What is Registered office Address? Registered office address is the primary[…]

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How to register a limited company as a dormant Company? Are there any advantages to it..?

Limited Companies are registered for a variety of reasons. Sometimes there is an immediate need to trade. Sometimes the objective is to try and protect the name by registering it before someone else does. Sometimes a company will be needed in the future but may not trade for over a year. A limited company may be a dormant company. You can now register a dormant[…]

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Sole Trader Vs Limited Company – A Comparison

Any business registered with the Companies House must have a legal structure. While the majority chooses to identify themselves as ‘sole traders’, ‘limited company’ is just as popular. Let’s look into the similarities, differences and which best suits your business model by looking into Sole Trade Vs Limited Company – Comparison. What’s a Sole Trader? In its simplest, a sole trader is a business structure[…]

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