How will Companies House services be affected?

Companies House have advised that this is how they anticipate their systems will be affected:

Digital Filing Services

The digital filing services will remain available over the period however there will be some affect to processing on 30th June.

All electronic transactions will be accepted until midnight on 29th June. Submissions received after midnight will be held and queued but not processed. These queued submissions will be sent through to CH internal systems for processing late on 30th June.  As a result there will be delays in processing during this time but every endeavour will be made to return to normal service as soon as possible.

Online Information Services

All Companies House Information services will remain available during the implementation.

Same Day Services

Same Day processing of Incorporations (both electronic and paper), Changes of name, Re-Registration,  Capital Reduction and Certified Copies will be suspended at 10am on 29th June.  All applications will need to be received by 10am to be processed on the day.

There will be no Same Day services available on 30th June.  Usual Same Day services will resume on Friday 1st July.

SBEEA and Fee affected transactions

Incorporations, registration of charges, SH forms, SE forms, AR01's and the RR01 form will be processed on day of receipt, any of these transactions received on or after 30th June with the incorrect form or fee will be rejected.

Source: Companies House

How the June 2016 changes will be implemented

A number of changes to the Jordans company formation process take place on 30th June 2016. Whilst our systems availability will be affected whilst we implement the necessary changes to ensure they are compliant, we will do our best to keep disruption to a minimum.

Wednesday 29th June

  • Company formations orders received before 5pm will be sent to Companies House for processing
  • SBEEA changes will be introduced into Jordans My Formations so that company formations entered after 5pm will comply with the new regulations
  • NO SAME DAY incorporations will be accepted

Thursday 30th June

  • Company formations orders received since 5pm on 29th June will be sent to Companies House for processing
  • Incorporator will cease to operate and clients will be re-directed to My Formations
  • Companies House have advised that there will be NO SAME DAY SERVICE on this day


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