Companies House Compliance

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What else you might like to know about Companies House Compliance

If you have formed a company, an experienced legal service provider will provide ongoing advice and assistance to ensure that your business stays up-to-date with changes in legislation. Here is some basic guidance to inform your choice of legal expert.

What is Companies House?

Companies House is an executive agency, backed by the government, which recognises the establishment and dissolution of limited companies. Companies House also holds an array of company information, including their address and tax returns.

What is required to become Companies House compliant?

Companies House requires that every limited company files an annual return detailing its finances and accounts to make public. You must also keep relevant company information up to date and inform them of changes.

What information does Companies House keep?

Companies House makes information regarding limited companies public for all to see in the interest of transparency. You must submit a yearly return as well as copies of accounting information and other information relating to your premises and staff.

How can a legal expert help?

A legal service provider with the necessary expertise will help to ensure that the information required by Companies House is kept up to date and correct. They will also liaise with Companies House when necessary and keep the company up to date on any policy changes.

Do I have to register with Companies House?

If you are a sole trader then you do not have to register with Companies House. If you are establishing a limited company however, then it will become necessary to begin the process of registering with Companies House.

How should I choose a legal service provider?

You may wish to consider a number of factors when selecting a legal service provider to help you with Companies House compliance. This may include the location, reputation, size or cost of a firm before making a decision.


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What pricing structure can I expect?

A legal service provider will typically charge a fixed fee for Companies House compliance services.

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