Category Archives: Confirmation Statement

4 ways to protect your limited company from fraud

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With Halloween here, it’s understandable if you’re a little more fearful than normal. After all, who knows what ghouls and ghosts lurk in the darkness? However, in this blog post we’re looking at a far more realistic threat – company fraud. When it comes to business it always pays to be cautious. With that in mind, here are four ways you can protect your limited company from the all-too-real threat of fraudsters and other unscrupulous types. Ignore at your peril… Continue reading

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Changing your company’s SIC code

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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. Continue reading

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How do I change a shareholder’s personal information?

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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. Continue reading

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

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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. This is likely to cause an increase in the amount of people who want to change their SIC code. In this post we’ll look at how you can do this. Continue reading

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Updates to the company formation process: PSC and SIC

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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. Continue reading

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

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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. In this post you’ll find everything you need to know about PSC, the Confirmation Statement and the services that we offer to help you stay compliant. Continue reading

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Adding new shares and shareholders to a UK Limited Company

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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). The SH01 document outlines:

• How many shares are being added
• The value of these shares
• The share type Continue reading

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