Category Archives: SIC

The SIC Code: Now part of your company formation process

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The Standard Industrial Classification code (or SIC code) is a code that outlines the industry that a UK limited company operates in – or is going to operate in. It used to be that SIC code information wasn’t required until a company filed a Confirmation Statement (then known as the Annual Return), however, it’s now required as part of the company formation process. 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 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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