Category Archives: Company Name Change

Changing your company name during the online company formation process

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Registering a company - when is the right time?

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 package, make payment and then fill-out your company details. But what if you make payment and then change your mind about the company name? Is it too late to change it? Read on to find out. Continue reading

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How Do I Change My Director Details?

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How Do I Change My Director Details

One of the most common questions that we get at Company Formation MadeSimple is ‘How do I change my director details?’ It’s perfectly understandable that the details of your directors may change – this could be for a number of reasons, name change because of marriage for example. Whatever the reason, we want to show you how simple it is to change your director’s details. Continue reading

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

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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. Continue reading

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

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Here’s why the Final Summary page is so important.

The Final Summary page is the last step before your company formation application is sent to Companies House. The purpose of the page is to give you the opportunity to review – and change if necessary – the information that you have provided. The summary page is broken up into eight sections, hence 8 reasons why your Final Summary page is so important:

Company

Is your company name spelt correctly? Are you sure it’s the name you want?. Select “change” if you spot a mistake or have a last minute change of heart.

Registered Office

You know this address is on the public register, right? Therefore if you’re using your residential address, ask yourself one final time “Am I happy for this address to be made public?”. Oh, and check that the spelling is correct (that’s the last time we’ll mention “check the spelling!”). Continue reading

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Changing your Company Name: Sensitive Words

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Does your new company name include ‘Sensitive’ words?

Changing your company name is quick and simple with most changes being processed online within 3 working hours.

However, if your new proposed company name includes a “sensitive” or “reserved” word, the application can not be completed online and must be processed via the paper method (and include supporting documentation / additional information regarding the sensitive word). This obviously prolongs the processing time. Continue reading

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