Appointing a Director: When a limited company is first incorporated, at least one company director must be appointed. Thereafter any number of other directors can be appointed providing each meets the following criteria:
Appointment of Director Form
They are over 16 years of age
They do not have a criminal record
They have not been declared insolvent nor faced bankruptcy proceedings
: To appoint a new director, the AP01 form must be completed and submitted to Companies House. Companies House will register the details of the new director on the company’s record.
Resignation of Director:
A director can resign from a company at any time and this can be for a variety of reasons. Reasons for resigning could include:
Director Resignation Form:
Change of job/moving to other employment
Inability to work with the other directors
Being disqualified from holding the position of director
Companies House form TM01 must be submitted to inform them about the change to the company’s directors. However, no reason for the resignation has to be provided on the form.
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