Companies House

Seahorse, the online iXBRL tagging system, can now convert final accounts in Excel spreadsheets into the iXBRL format required for online filing with HMRC.

Did you know that the Registrar of Companies is blind, by law? I didn't.

Everyone makes a mistake at some point in their professional lives which, if you are lucky, can be rectified with little or no comeback, explains Jennifer Adams.


We incorporate a company using Companies House themselves.

They send an email including 2 attachments- the certificate of incorporation and  copy of your memorandum of association.


Like many people in England I’ve passed burnt out shops on my way to work this week, with ash still floating gently in the air, and broken glass crunching beneath my feet.  Despite seeing the damag

Companies House announced today that it would not be pushing for the introduction of mandatory electronic filing in the iXBRL format by March 2013.


So you’ve formed a new company - but what happens next? Jennifer Adams presents a checklist for ensuring that your new enterprise gets off on the right foot.


With the internet increasing the options for forming companies, Jennifer Adams considers the pros and cons of the different methods.


I have just rung Companies House about a statutory notice for overdue accounts for a company that is shortly to be wound up.