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How do I correct a mistake on the public register for my company?

02 Dec 2016
Occasionally, we get questions from clients about how to fix errors about their company on the public register. The source of the errors may be for a variety of reasons, but the path to getting them corrected is usually by using the form RP02A. What is the form RP02A? The RP02A form is required by Companies House when you need to rectify information about your company. If... Read More AboutHow do I correct a mistake on the public register for my company? »

By Karen Bowley

Top tips on choosing a company formation service provider

14 Feb 2014
In a previous post, we explored how in recent years the company formation process has become faster and slicker. Whilst all this is true, it’s easy to make sacrifices at the altar of convenience. Forming your own company is an important step to take and carries with it serious, legal obligations. So, before you click "OK", consider these factors: ... Read More AboutTop tips on choosing a company formation service provider »

By Carol Prince

Company formation - just as it should be

14 Feb 2014
The company formation industry today is very different to the one I joined more years ago than I care to admit to here. Back then, incorporating a limited company was a long, slow, rather languorous affair that could last several weeks. These days, it’s barely a one-night stand! Even the 1985 Companies Act did little to speed up a process that had remained largely unchanged for... Read More AboutCompany formation - just as it should be »

By Carol Prince

The UK Registry reaches ten million companies

11 Feb 2016
Today, on 11th February, 2016, the Companies House Registry added its 10,000,000th company. This means 10,000,000 new companies have been incorporated since recordkeeping began at Companies House. That’s a lot of entrepreneurs and new businesses! This impressive record also reflects that the UK is still one of the most globally sought after places to do business in the world... Read More AboutThe UK Registry reaches ten million companies »

By Karen Bowley

Limited Liability Partnerships – what’s the attraction?

14 Feb 2014
Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) have been around since April 2001.  For the organisation and the individuals who own it, a Limited Liability Partnership combines the advantage of being taxed like a partnership with limited liability, corporate personality and organisational flexibility. As predicted, LLPs have proved popular with law and accountancy firms.  But it... Read More AboutLimited Liability Partnerships – what’s the attraction? »

By Wendy Rees

Incorporating Academy Schools

14 Feb 2014
An academy is a centrally funded independent state school run by an Academy Trust.  The Academies Act 2010 received Royal Assent on 27 July 2010.  Since then, all maintained schools have been able to apply to become an academy.  There are currently more than 800 academies open and over 1350 schools have applied to become academies since June 2010.  The legislation... Read More AboutIncorporating Academy Schools »

By Wendy Rees

Incorporating for protection

14 Feb 2014
In this uncertain financial climate, setting up your own business can be risky. So follow our tips for choosing the best form for your business. With any new venture, it is important to minimise risk by getting the right advice at the start as to the form that your new business venture should take. Ask your solicitor, accountant or business adviser. Consider your options,... Read More AboutIncorporating for protection »

By Adrian Healey

Companies House say mandatory online filing on hold

14 Feb 2014
Jordans were always slightly sceptical of the ambitious targets set by Government for the mandation of electronic services by Companies House. Given the success of various Companies House electronic filing initiatives (which compares starkly to the dismal failures of other Government led IT projects) we feel Companies House are right to concentrate on the "80/20" rule. Jordans, for... Read More AboutCompanies House say mandatory online filing on hold »

By Adrian Healey
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