Board Minutes Change of Company Name by Provisions in Articles
These board minutes can be used to record the proceedings at a board meeting convened to change a company’s registered name by means provided for in a company’s articles of association in accordance with section 79 of the Companies Act 2006. The company may choose to change its name by special resolution instead. This is dealt with in the first set of board minutes provided within this subfolder.
The board minutes will need to set out the procedure as stated in the relevant company’s articles of association for changing the company name. The most common procedure set out in company articles to change the company name is by board resolution. However it is essential to check the articles of association to see what is specified.
Following the procedure to change the company name, the company will need to file the appropriate form with Companies House. Form NM04 is the correct form for a change of name by means provided in the articles.
These minutes are designed to be used by a private limited company.
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