Startup Hotspots in the UK

It was great see a mention of The Startup Tracker (powered by us) in The Guardian last week!

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Dormant company accounts & the accounting reference date: What date can you file?

Dormant company accounts are a version of company accounts filed by companies that have never had any trading activity. A company’s first set of accounts should be filed no later than 21 months after the company was formed. Following accounts should be filed no later than 9 months from the next accounting reference date. Continue reading

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Partial payments with credit now allowed

Customers who have previously paid for any Company Formation MadeSimple service using credit may have noticed that the credit total must meet or exceed the cost of the service; it couldn’t be used to make a partial payment. We’re pleased to announce that this has now been fixed. Continue reading

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How to sort your limited companies by their due dates

If you manage multiple limited companies, keeping track of due dates is extremely important – especially when it comes to annual accounts where late accounts are rewarded with a hefty penalty. Continue reading

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Updating a company’s Webfiling Authentication Code

Our system gives you the option to update the webfiling authentication code for any companies that you administer through it. Here’s how you can go about changing a limited company’s code: Continue reading

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New year, new limited company shareholder?

In this, our first blog post of 2015, we thought we’d take a look at this most common of post company formation conundrums; how to ‘appoint’ a shareholder in a limited company. Continue reading

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How does a director/shareholder change their name?

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Changing the name of a limited company director and shareholder is a quick and simple process. In this blog post we shall look at how to do this. Continue reading

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What does ‘Active’ mean in the ‘Company Status’ field?

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If you log in at Company Formation MadeSimple and go to your limited company’s company admin page, you’ll see a field dedicated to the ‘Company Status’ that will most likely be populated with this message: ‘Active’.

So what does the ‘Active’ message represent?
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Get into the habit: Sync Data with Companies House

It doesn’t matter if you have one company under your control, or hundreds – you want the information that’s displayed on your Company Formation MadeSimple account to be 100% correct and up to date. Here’s where the ‘Sync Data with Companies House’ option comes in. Continue reading

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