Introducing our Digital Mailroom

Posted by 1st Formations on Mar 14, 2018 in Company Addresses | 0 comments

Introducing our Digital Mailroom

If you have a registered office and/or service address with 1st Formations, then we’ve got big news about exciting improvements we’re making to the way we handle your government mail. On 24 April 2018, 1st Formations will be introducing a brand-new Digital Mailroom – and we think you’re going to love it. How does our new Digital Mailroom work? Above all else, our...

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Can I move my UK limited company to a different country?

Posted by 1st Formations on Aug 19, 2015 in Company Addresses | 13 comments

Can I move my UK limited company to a different country?

Your limited company will always remain UK-resident for as long as it exists, and its registered office must always stay in the same country. The only way you can officially move your company’s registration to another country is by dissolving it in the UK (closing it down) and incorporating it through the relevant registrar of companies in another country. (more…)

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Service addresses for company directors

Posted by 1st Formations on Dec 12, 2014 in Company Addresses | 0 comments

Royal Mail Letter Box

A service address is the name of the official correspondence address of a director, secretary, subscriber, LLP member or Person with Significant Control (PSCs). All of these individuals are legally required to provide a service address for the public record when they join a company during or after incorporation. Companies House and HMRC, and other UK government agencies, will send personal statutory mail to these individuals at...

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What is a registered office address?

Posted by 1st Formations on Dec 8, 2014 in Company Addresses | 20 comments

Three post boxes

A registered office address is a legal requirement of all limited companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) incorporated in the UK. Its purpose is to provide Companies House, HMRC and other relevant government bodies with an official address for delivering statutory mail and legal notices. It must be a full, physical postal address in the same part of the UK where your company is registered,...

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Can I transfer my Scottish company to England when I move?

Posted by 1st Formations on Jul 28, 2014 in Company Addresses | 0 comments

Can I transfer my Scottish registered company to England when I move?

Limited companies in the UK can only be registered in one of the three Companies House jurisdictions - England and Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland. If your company is registered in Scotland, it will always be a Scottish limited company and it must always maintain a Scottish registered office address. Fear not, however; you can easily run your company from England (or anywhere else for...

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The SAIL address explained

Posted by 1st Formations on Jun 12, 2014 in Company Addresses | 0 comments

Letter box

A 'SAIL address' is a Single Alternative Inspection Location where a limited company or LLP can keep its statutory records and make them available for public inspection. You do not need to use one if you don't need to. It is simply used for convenience as an alternate inspection location to the registered office. If you do use one, it must be situated in...

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