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Update to the Confirmation Statement: SIC Code change

When forming your limited company you will have noticed the Standard Industrial Classification code (or SIC code), which represents the type of business or industry your business identifies with. This is also part of the information that makes up the Confirmation Statement, the annual filing obligation required by Companies House (the UK’s registrar of companies).

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.

4 ways to protect your limited company from fraud

Even if Halloween isn't here, it’s understandable to be fearful - who knows what ghouls and ghosts lurk in the darkness? In this blog post, we’re looking at a far more realistic threat - company fraud.

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.

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.

Updates to the company formation process: PSC and SIC

This month sees two important updates to the UK limited company formation process; the addition of a ‘People with Significant Control’ (PSC) section and the addition of a 'Standard Industrial Classification' (SIC) section. Let’s take a look at what this means for you when forming a 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.

Adding new shares and shareholders to a UK Limited Company

Adding Shares Adding shares to a company is a fairly simple process. To add shares, you need to complete the SH01 – Return of allotment of shares document, you then need to file this document with Companies House (this is free).

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