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Personal information filed at Companies House

Personal information filed at Companies HousePersonal information about those involved in running companies has to be filed at Companies House. We summarise the ways in which you can protect yourself from your details being misused by the wrong peopl... Read more
 
 

Using pre-signed signature clauses

Using pre-signed signature clausesWhat if you have an important contract to enter into, but one of your signatories cannot make the completion meeting? Pre-signed signature clauses can be used in some cases, with caution. Absent signatoriesIdeally, a... Read more
 
 

Register of PSCs

Register of PSCsAll companies must keep a register of people who have significant control over them. Our model sets out what needs to be included and when.What is a PSC?Every company must keep a register of people with "significant control" over them, ... Read more
 
 

Redemption or purchase of a company's own shares summary

Redemption or purchase of a company's own shares summaryThere are two situations in which a company can acquire an interest in its own shares. Our summary explains when they arise and the procedures that need to be followed. Exception to the ruleGener... Read more
 
 

Reduction of share capital summary

Reduction of share capital summaryIf a company needs to reduce its share capital, it must follow one of two procedures. Use our summary to guide you through the process.Exception to the ruleA company's share capital can only be reduced in certain circ... Read more
 
 

Alterations to share capital summary

Alterations to share capital summaryAlterations to a company's share capital that do not affect the number of shares in issue are relatively straightforward. Our summary explains why these changes might be necessary and how to carry them out.Consolida... Read more
 
 

Non-statutory registers

Non-statutory registersAs well as the various registers that companies have to keep by law, there are other registers of information that companies may find it useful to keep for their own records.Register of share applications and allotmentsThis rec... Read more
 
 

Confirmation statement checklist

Confirmation statement checklistThe annual confirmation statement is designed to make sure that each company's records at Companies House are up to date. InformationThe confirmation statement, Companies House Form CS01, needs to be submitted to Compan... Read more
 
 

Model signature clauses

Model signature clausesIt is important, both for the company and the signatory, that contracts and other documents are signed properly. Our model sets out appropriate signature clauses for different situations.Is execution required?In most cases, the... Read more
 
 

Inspection and copying of company records summary

Inspection and copying of company recordsShareholders and others have the right to inspect and obtain copies of many of the registers and records kept by a company. Our note summarises what records a company needs to keep and where, as well as who ca... Read more
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