Released 01 June 2021
Companies House have made improvements to their protected online filing service (PROOF) with the aim of enhancing the security of company filings and preventing unauthorised company name changes.
Two new documents that will be needed to change a company name have been added to the PROOF service:
•form NMO-1 (notice of change of name by resolution); and
•copy of resolution (change of name by special resolution).
Further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/news/changes-to-companies-house-protected-online-filing-proof-service-will-enhance-security-of-company-filings.