Christmas and New Year Opening Schedule 2013/2014
Please find listed below the opening and service arrangements for the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Companies House Offices
Companies House Direct, WebCHeck, WebFiling, Electronic Filing, Extranet and XML Gateway will be available for use as normal with the following exceptions to the Help Desks
Only the Cardiff Office will be manned for the receipt of paper documents for the entire holiday period. Letterbox facilities exist at the other offices, with exception of Northern Ireland. Accounts have to be delivered to Companies House by the due date. Delays in transit will not be accepted as excuses for late delivery and even if accounts are delivered a day late a penalty will be levied.
Please note that the WebFiling service can be used for filing a range of documents including small unaudited accounts. If you have not already registered you will need to do so and please be aware that the company authentication code required to access the service will be despatched to the registered office (by post) within two working days of application. Due to the high volumes of post being handled by Royal Mail during the holiday period, we would advise customers to allow adequate time for receipt of their code.
Incorporations, Changes of Name and Certified Copy Applications
All applications that are received by our New Companies department will be processed as normal but we would advise customers that we cannot be held accountable for any delays in receiving applications due to the delivery of holiday post.
Applications for Same Day Services will have an earlier cut off point of 11am on Tuesday 24 December 2013.
If you have any queries regarding this information please call us on
Telephone: 0303 1234 5000