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What happens if I miss my Confirmation Statement or Annual Accounts deadline?

All limited need to file a Confirmation Statement and Annual Accounts on a yearly basis. Even if they’ve never traded.

This Valentine’s Day… don’t forget these important company dates

Valentine's Day is nearly here and to celebrate we thought we'd shoehorn a ‘love theme’ into a business blog. take a look at some big dates that you really shouldn’t forget when it comes to your limited company.

‘Your Business Adventure’ – a MadeSimple infographic

Formed a company but not sure what to do next? No problem adventurers.

Changing your company’s SIC code

The Standard Industrial Classification Code - also known as the SIC Code - is a 6-digit number that outlines the industry that a limited company operates in. In this post we’ll look at how you can change your company’s existing SIC Code.

How do I change a shareholder’s personal information?

Changing your shareholder information is not quite as simple as changing director information (where an online CH01 form can be filed in a matter of seconds) - but it’s still quite simple. In this post we’ll look at how you can do this.

How can I change my SIC code (Standard Industrial Classification code)?

The SIC code is a 5-digit code that defines the industry or industries that your limited company is operating in. It used to be that you first selected an SIC code when filing a confirmation statement (previously known as the annual return), but now entrepreneurs-to-be must provide a code when forming their limited company.

Everything you need to know about ‘People with Significant Control (PSC)’ and the Confirmation Statement

Since April 2016 all UK limited companies and limited liability partnerships should be keeping a Register of People with Significant Control (PSC) in the company. This information should then be included in the Confirmation Statement - which has now replaced the Annual Return.

How Can I Make My Company Dormant?

You've found a company name you like and so naturally you want to prevent anyone else from taking it before you're ready to get your business up and running. This brings us to one of the most common queries we receive on customer service; "How can I make my company dormant?

Choosing the Right Structure for Your Business: Limited Company or Sole Trader?

The two most popular business structures in the UK are Limited Companies and Sole Traders. In this post we’re going to look at the two and highlight some of the pros and cons of each.

Annual Return and Annual Account due dates explained – infographic

As soon as your limited company has been formed you are given an Accounting Reference Date along with due dates for your company's Annual Return and Annual Accounts. But where do these dates come from?

What’s the difference between an Annual Return and an Annual Account?

Undoubtedly one of the most common queries that we get here at Company Formation MadeSimple is about what the difference between two very important filing obligations are for a limited company. These are Annual Returns and Annual Accounts.

Getting to know your company’s dates

When you start a company, there are many important dates that you need to keep in mind. With such a large amount of information, it can be difficult to keep track.

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