Annual Filing and Compliance Service


Annual Filing and Compliance Service

The Companies Act 2006 – 6 April 2008 Implementation:
Under the provisionsof Companies Act 2006, from 6 April 2008, it has not been mandatory for privatecompanies to have a Company Secretary and they are allowed to operate with justone Director if they wish.
It is important to note that there has been no change to the duties andresponsibilities of the Company Secretary, and if no secretary is appointedthen those duties must be carried out by the Director, or by purchasing theAnnual Filing and Compliance Service ete conformation could perform these duties by filingthe annual return and generally keeping the company in good standing. NB Thisservice does not include filing of accounts.
If you decide not to purchase our AnnualFiling and Compliance Service, you may be interested in our Annual Return Filing Service.

Procedure

  • Following the Money Laundering regulations of 15th December 2007, in common with all other UK formation agents, we will now be requiring Due Diligence for this service.

  • If you have not already supplied your documents to us, you will need to send in photographic id Eg Passport/driving licence and confirmation of address Eg recent utility bill, bank statement, council tax bill. These can be original documents or copies certified by a solicitor, notary public or commissioner for oaths. Please also enclose an addressed envelope for their return to ensure that they are returned to your preferred address. We recommend that any documents are sent by special or secure delivery and if you are resident in the UK we will return all documents by special delivery. If you prefer, documents can be presented at our offices in person when they will be copied and returned to you immediately.

  • NB PLEASE DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS IF YOU ARE LIVING OVERSEAS. SEND CERTIFIED COPIES ONLY.

What is Included

  • We will complete your annual return and keep the company in good standing.

What is NOT Included

  • We will not file the company accounts.

Additional Information

  • This service is only available for existing customers.

  • The Annual Filing and Compliance Service will need to be renewed after one year. You will be contacted regarding confirmation of details re: the filing of the annual return, and renewal of the service. If we are to provide an efficient service, you will need to keep us informed of any changes in contact details. If we are unable to contact you, we will be unable to file the annual return, nor continue to act on your behalf. Ultimately we will have to refer the matter to Companies House.

  • Issuing shares, Transfers, Minutes of meetings, Notices for Annual General Meeting and all other company secretarial work will be charged at appropriate hourly rates from £ 80 to £ 190 per hour. Standard matters are at the £ 80 rate, complex advice is at higher rates along with referral to appropriate professionals.