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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.

What to expect when you form a company

You’ve had the dream and taken the plunge to set up a limited company, but what next? First of all, well done on deciding to start your own business - you’ve made a courageous decision in taking the first steps of your business venture!

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).

A quick guide to the Director’s Residential Address

During the limited company formation process you need to provide a number of different addresses: Registered office Shareholder address Person with significant control address Director’s service address Director’s residential address In this post we’re going to concentrate on the final address is this list; the director’s residential address. Whilst this is clearly where the director lives, there are still some important things that you should know about the address.

8 ways you know you’re an entrepreneur in the making

Business define an entrepreneur as “Someone who exercises initiative by organizing a venture to take benefit of an opportunity”  This might describe what an entrepreneur is - but is there a set of qualities that an individual needs to become one?

Where’s my certificate of incorporation?

All of our company formation packages include a digital copy of the company’s certificate of incorporation (plus some of them include a hard copy of the certificate). In this post we’re going to look at how you can download your certificate as soon as your company has been formed.

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.

Where’s my WebFiling Authentication Code?

Misplaced your Companies House WebFiling Authentication Code? Read this post to find out how you can retrieve it, whether your company was formed with us or not.

Where is my Certificate of Incorporation?

All limited companies formed with us are provided with a digital version of the certificate of incorporation (think of it as a company’s birth certificate) that is available to view and download as soon as the company has been formed. In this post we’ll look at how you can download yours.

How Small Businesses Can Learn From The Rise Of Leicester City

We could be about to witness one of the most famous sporting upsets of all time (really) as small provincial club Leicester City - who last year were battling relegation - find themselves top of the Premier League going into the final few weeks of the season.

5 Businesses That Have Been Resurrected

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