How to change the SIC code after Company Registration

How to change the SIC code after company registration? Let me explain briefly what the SIC code is before we talk about changing the code. Every industry in UK is allocated with a Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC) that outlines their nature of business and is required as part of the company formation process. The SIC code list is comprised of different categories and each[…]

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How to pick the perfect name for your Business

Picking a name for your business

The right name for any business can highly reward the branding and marketing efforts, while a bad name could make your business end up in turmoil. Coming up with a good business name is complicated as you have to consider numerous factors such as uniqueness, legal issues, domain availability, consumer psychology, etc. When you try to bypass this process by hiring a professional naming company,[…]

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Can you start an own business when you are still in a 9 to 5 job?

Starting a business while working

The main advantage of starting your own business while you are still on a job is, you don’t have to worry about your monthly expenses – You will be on the safer side. If you are the one with a clear business clue to foresee things that can potentially add value to other lives and can manage time and resource efficiency with consistency, you can[…]

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How To Start A Video Game Company in the UK

How to start a video game company in the UK

A video game company is like any other business that can be lucrative if properly handled. Generally, a video game business designs and develops games for various platforms like dedicated consoles, PCs, mobiles, tablets, etc. You don’t have to be a programmer or a designer to start one as long as you have a clear vision and ability to organize and drive things. Video game[…]

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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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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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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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