Filing & Finance

How to update shareholder information at Companies House

Companies House displays the names and shareholdings of all company owners on public record. The first shareholders, who are also referred to as ‘subscribers’, must also provide a service/contact address. However, any shareholders who join a company after incorporation do not have to provide address details. Update shareholder information with an annual return If the…

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Company Formation

Sensitive words and expressions in company names

Limited company names are subject to certain restrictions and requirements under the Companies Act 2006 and the Company and Business Names (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2009. The secondary legislation that specifically governs the use of sensitive words and expressions is the Company, Limited Liability Partnerships and Business Names (Sensitive Words and Expressions) Regulations 2014. These statutory regulations…

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