Chemist, Druggist and Pharmacist

Chemist, Dispensing chemist, Dispensing druggist, Druggist, Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical chemist, Pharmaceutical druggist, Pharmaceutist, Pharmacist and Pharmacy are sensitive expressions. These titles are protected by the Medicines Act 1968.

You must provide an email or letter of authorisation from your professional body to use any of them in your company or business name.

England, Wales and Scotland

AddressThe General Pharmaceutical Council
25 Canada Square
London
E14 5LQ
Emailinfo@pharmacyregulation.org

Northern Ireland

AddressThe Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland
73 University Street
Belfast
BT7 1HL
Emailinfo@psni.org.uk
Source: GOV.UK

Company name availability check

You can use the Company name availability checker to check if your proposed company name is still available for registration.

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 Chemist, Dispensing chemist, Dispensing druggist, Druggist, Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical chemist, Pharmaceutical druggist, Pharmaceutist, Pharmacist or Pharmacy in your company 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

You would have to submit a few documents 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, 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 regulated words

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