Monday 7 October 2013

UK: Company and business names consultation - Government response published

Earlier this year the Government consulted on options for the reform of the regulations concerning company and business names: see here (pdf). The consultation period ended in May and, a few days ago, the Government published its response and proposed actions: see here (pdf). Amongst other things, merging the various statutory instruments is proposed, as is a reduction in the number of words which require prior approval to be used as part of a company's name.

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