Confirmation statement and PSC register

Two things which need to be submitted to Companies House each year are the confirmation statement (formerly annual return) and the company accounts. These are two different things. The confirmation statement includes: Details of all officers (directors, company secretaries) What your company does (SIC codes) The registered office address Statement of capital (if your company… Read more »

Good standing certificate

If you are doing business outside the UK, you might find that a bank or other organisation you are partnering with requires a ‘good standing certificate’. This is a one-page document from Companies House which confirms that the company is in good standing. That is to say, its confirmation statement and accounts are filed up… Read more »

Directors’ responsibilities

As a company director, you will have some important responsibilities. For example, every year, you need to file a confirmation statement and company accounts. These are both things we can help you with as part of the company secretary service. Here are some other important things to know about company directors: Who can be a… Read more »

The public record

When you register your company, certain information will be publicly available. This information about the company is publicly available (without login or payment): Company name Registered office address Company number Date of incorporation Company type (eg private company limited by shares) Nature of business (SIC codes) Accounting reference date Dates the last accounts and annual… Read more »

Company accounts

You must submit accounts to Companies House and HMRC every year. Even if your company has not traded, you still need to submit accounts. In the majority of cases, accounts can be filed online. If you have any questions that are not answered below, please contact us. The company accounts is separate to the confirmation… Read more »