Changes to UK Company Law

Changes to UK Company Law

Company Directors need to be prepared for a huge change in corporate responsibility due to the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act, this is a landmark piece of legislation with many implications for UK businesses.

One significant change that Companies House will be introducing will be ‘Identity Verification’ for individuals setting up and managing companies with new responsibilities for:

  • All new and existing company directors;
  • People with significant control (PSCs).

To find out what is changing for you and your company and to make any necessary preparations, click on the link below.

Changes to UK company law - Changes to UK company law

If you would like any further help or support with this changes. Please contact Cathy Dilena on: 01932 830664 or email

About the author

Company Secretarial Manager

Cathy started at Ward Williams in 2004 as PA to the Director of Consulting. From this Cathy progressed to Office Manager while undertaking her ICSA qualification and started the Company Secretarial Department in April 2009.

Cathy is responsible for providing appropriate advice and guidance to clients, to ensure that their business stays compliant with the statutory requirements and legal obligations under the Companies Act 2006.