Chartered Surveyor is a sensitive expression. You cannot use the title ‘Chartered Surveyor’ in your company name as stated in RICS’ logo and designation rules (p4-5).
However, to use this title in your business name, for example, the trading name of a sole practitioner or the trading name of a company or LLP, you must seek approval from RICS.
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
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You can use the Company name availability checker to check if your proposed company name is still available for registration.
Correspondingly, you must provide a copy of the letter or email from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in your company incorporation application to Companies House.
How to register a company?
Concise Accountants provide company formation services. Our accountants will handle the incorporation of your limited company from start to finish. We will also advise you whether your supporting evidence is sufficient to support the use of Chartered Surveyor in your business name.
Universally, your company’s registered office must be a real address. Companies House would not accept P O Box numbers as your registered office address.
Maintain your limited company
After your company has been successfully incorporated. There are a few documents you must file with the UK Authorities every year.
Firstly, at every anniversary of your company, you are required to prepare and submit your confirmation statement with Companies House. The confirmation statement is a snapshot of information about your company shares structure, directors on board, shareholders and registered office.
On the same note, you must also inform Companies House if your company details changed. For example, you appoint a new director or your registered office address has changed.
Additionally, you must submit your company accounts to Companies House and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). For HMRC, you must include your corporation tax return together with your company accounts. Concise Accountants offers fixed fee accounts packages to limited companies to take care of your company accounts and corporation tax return. The packages are suitable for startup businesses and small companies. Feel free to contact our accountants to discuss.
Other sensitive or reserved words
Click here for other sensitive words that require you to obtain a consent to use in your company or business name in the United Kingdom.