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Free information about companies

A surprising amount of free information about companies is available from Companies House. This is in line with the government’s commitment to free data and ensures that all publicly available

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What is a Close Company?

A Close Company is broadly defined as a company that is controlled by: five or fewer participators or any number of participators who are also directors or where more than half the assets would

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What is a Company Voluntary Arrangement?

A Company Voluntary Arrangement or CVA is a special arrangement that allows a company with debt problems or that is insolvent to reach a voluntary agreement to pay its business creditors over a fixed

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Filing deadlines for company accounts

After the end of its financial year, a private limited company must prepare full annual accounts and a company tax return. The deadline for filing the first set of accounts with Companies House is 21

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Register a company and register for tax

A new one-stop service to register a company and register for tax at the same time has been used by more than 200,000 businesses since it was introduced. The introduction of the Streamlined Company

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What is a company confirmation statement?

As well as filing accounts with Companies House, there is a requirement to check that the information Companies House stores about your company is correct every year. This is facilitated by the filing

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