The Governor and Company of the Bank of England

The Governor and Company of the Bank of England is a sensitive expression. You must seek approval from the Bank of England to use this expression in your proposed company or business name.

Bank of England contact information

AddressBank of England
Threadneedle Street
Source: GOV.UK

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 Bank of England 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 The Governor and Company of the Bank of England 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

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.

New £20 note with JMW Turner’s portrait

The new £20 note with JMW Turner’s Portrait enters into circulation today according to The Bank of England. The £20 note is issued on 20 February 2020. All you see from today’s date and the event is number two and zero. Today is a lucky day.

Who is JMW Turner? JMW Turner is Joseph Mallord William Turner. He was a very famous English Artist and educated at the prestige Royal Academy of Arts. He was born in London in 1775 and went to be with the Lord in 1851.

The bank of England has published an educational poster about the new £20 note with JMW Turner’s portrait. The poster is to help people to differentiate between a genuine £20 note and a fake £20 note.

You can still continue to use the old paper £20 note with Adam Smith’s portrait, the economist. This paper £20 note was first issued in 2007.

The new polymer £20 note with not easy to forge features shall prevent counterfeits.

The UK Government has not yet officially withdraw the old paper £20. The government would give 6 months notice of the date when you can no longer use the old £20 note.

You can always exchange your old UK banknote with the Bank of England by post.

The new polymer £20 note would not affect Companies House because they do not usually accept cash. You can pay your confirmation statement and other filings fees either by cheque, postal order or using a debit or credit card or electronically.

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