Companies House

New Powers for Companies House Over Company Names

Companies House has strengthened its powers to challenge or change company names it considers false or misleading under new measures granted by the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act. The new rules, which came into force on 4 March 2024, allow Companies House to run stronger checks on company names that are considered to give a false or misleading impression to the public. The executive agency can also now reject an application to register a… Read More »New Powers for Companies House Over Company Names