Guidance for registered office address updated in line with Trading Standards recommendations and section 86 of the Companies Act 2006. If you choose to engage a third party agent to handle your mail, you must ensure that the arrangements provide for all mail to be forwarded to you regardless of its source.
Updates to Annex A, Annex B and Annex C.
Removed 'Pharmaceutical' from Annex C.
Added 'Senedd Cymru' to Annex A.
Added 'Comisiwn y Senedd', 'Welsh Parliament' and 'Senedd Commission' to Annex A: Sensitive words and expressions specified in regulations that require the prior approval of the Secretary of State to use in a company or business name.
Removed duplicate sensitive words from Annex B: CSV file
Guidance added to set up a CIC online.
Guidance on the use of Friendly Society updated.
Guidance on use of 'chartered surveyor' updated.
Added home address warning and link to guidance on public information.
Sensitive words annexes uploaded as CSV files.
Amendment to polytechnic and university
Amendment to email contact for approval for the sensitive words Accredit / Accreditation / Accredited / Accrediting
Text added to guidance about who can incorporate.
Annexes A to C updated.
Foundation section updated.
Welsh HTML added.
Annexes A, B and C converted to HTML.
English HTML version added. Annexes seperated.
Version 6.1 uploaded. Minor amendment to include link to PSC guidance.
New version relating to changes brought in by the The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act.