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Can a company change the SIC Code?

Yes it can. The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code is a five digit number that categorises a company’s nature of business.

What is the “Return of Allotment of Shares”?

The “Return of Allotment of Shares” is the process of adding new shares into a company. For example, a company formed with 1 share can complete a “Return of Allotment of Shares” (also known as the SH01 form) and increase the number of shares to a new amount.

Think you’re stuck with your company name? Think again

Ah yes, the flamboyant company name. It seemed like a good idea at the time but now you're just not so sure.

If I buy a company formation package do I have to complete the formation process on the same day?

Once you have picked and paid for your company formation package you can complete the formation at a time convenient to you, whether that’s straight after payment or even a few months later.

Changing your company name during the online company formation process

The first step of the online company formation process is to check the availability of your proposed company name. If the name is available you then choose your company registration package, make payment and then fill-out your company details.

UK limited company formation – The different company structures

Starting a limited company is one of the most popular ways for entrepreneurs to go into business in the UK. But did you know that there’s multiple ways to structure a limited company?

How Can I Open a Company?

Opening (or starting, or forming, or registering, or incorporating) a company limited by shares is now extremely simple thanks to formation agents (such as us!) and the registrar of companies, Companies House, simplifying the process.

Where Can I Find My Company Registration Number?

If you’ve misplaced your company’s registration number there are a number of places that you can find it free of charge. Let’s take a look.

Registering a business name – Securing the right one for your company

By securing a company name you ensure that you have the most appropriate name for your business, whenever you happen to start it. Business is often about action, but it’s also about acting at the right time - and it’s fair to say that you might have a great idea, but are not ready to trade.

How to start a business

Starting a UK limited company is simple. Very often the only hurdle that gets in the way is jargon; ‘company-speak’ that formation agents, accountants and Companies House (the UK’s registrar of companies - we’re busting jargon already!

Register a business name for your company – how to choose and a step-by-step guide

So you’ve decided to form a business. That’s fantastic!

The Company Formation Process: 8 reasons why your Final Summary page is so important

[caption width="180" align="alignright"] Here's why the Final Summary page is so important.[/caption]The Final Summary page is the last step before your company formation application is sent to Companies House.

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