As the Health and Safety regulator for England, Wales and Scotland the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) issues HSE Improvement Notices.
The Company Status on the Companies House Register provides information on the viability or current trading position of a company.
The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations or GDPR led to an overhaul of the 1998 Data Protection Act, with the 2018 Data Protection Act.
Disqualified directors and their legal resposibilities. Anyone can report a company director’s conduct as being ‘unfit’ which may lead to disqualification.
Companies House use a condensed version of Standard Industrial Classification SIC Codes as made available by Office of National Statistics.
There are various company types in the UK, some limit liability, others don't, some have shareholders, some don't. Find out more about the different types.
Definition of a Micro-Entity for accounting purposes. Micro entiities disclose less information than Small, Medium and Large companies when filing.
The definition of a medium sized company is based on two of three conditions being met. These are set by the Companies House Act of 2006.
The Open API at Companies House provides great data access, but there are serious reliability and GDPR issues to consider before integrating.
Company Number Prefixes are assigned to non-standard companies to make them easier to identify. These are assigned when registering with Companies House.
Company administration is when an administrator puts a company 'In Administration', Administrators are appointed for the benefit of the creditors.
What is the Definition of an Overseas Company for legal and accounting purposes. When do oversea companies need to register in the UK?
Sanction checks and embargoes are political trade restrictions put in place against target countries, organisations and individuals.
Compulsory liquidation of a company is when a company is ordered by a court to be wound up. This will result in the company having a receiver appointed.
There are two kinds of Company voluntary liquidation MVL and CVL these dependant on the solvency of the company based on the directors position.
Corporate Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) and insolvency proceedings are formal measures taken to deal with company debt. CVAs are increasingly being used.
A corporate voluntary arrangement is when a company makes an agreement with its creditors by proposing a 'composition in satisfaction of its debt'.
Company charge is the security a company gives for a loan. This could take the form of physical assets, property or Intellectual assets.
Definition of a dormant company for accounting purposes. How to determine if a company can be classified as a dormant for accounting purposes.
Company size definitions are used by Companies House to determine what information a company needs to file (e.g. abbreviated or full accounts).
As part of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. Companies need to reveal People of Significant Control (PSC) from 1st April 2016.
Did you know every limited company in the UK is required to register with Companies House, probably but do you know the History of Companies House?
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