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After four years, Companies House Services has finally come out of beta. Released in 2015, Companies House Services (CHS) was designed as a replacement to Companies House Direct (CHD) as part of the government’s commitment to being more transparent and open. While the new system did give access to millions of free records it was missing some vital features that could be found on CHD. These features may not be something the general public would…
2019 has already been quite the year for us. We’ve moved office for the first time in 20 years, we were named the best Welsh legal services provider, and have nearly doubled our team – but it doesn’t stop there… Over the coming weeks, we transition our brand name from LegalinX to GlobalX. As part of this exciting rebrand, we will be moving to a new website www.globalx.co – effective Monday 17th June 2019. For…
On Friday we were proud to have picked up our first ever award at the Wales Legal Awards. Nominated in the Services to the Legal Profession Team of the Year category alongside Baldwins Cardiff and Jonathon Bray Legal Services we were recognised for work we do providing property searches to our clients within Wales. The Wales Legal Awards celebrate the best of the Legal sector in Wales and has grown in stature since it’s launch…
As you may or may not be aware Companies House currently contacts all directors on their appointment. The letter outlines a directors duties and responsibilities to ensure that their company complies with the law. This letter is currently sent to the registered office, however, following feedback, Companies House are aware that this letter often does not reach the intended director. To address this issue going forward Companies House will be sending this communication to the…
It’s already gearing up to be an exciting year for LegalinX with a major head office move.  On 25th February 2019 the LegalinX Cardiff team moved from our home on City Road, Cardiff, to new premises in Churchill House, Churchill Way.  The City Road office had been our home since 1999.  The move will see us occupy 3800sq ft of office space on a 5 year lease in the highly sought-after city centre building, providing…
The Law Society has published guidance for solicitors that highlights the changes in civil and commercial cooperation that will occur should the UK leave the EU on 29 March 2019 without having reached an agreement with the EU. In this scenario, the EU and UK will have failed to sign a withdrawal agreement (governing the terms of the UK’s departure from the EU) and an agreement governing the future relationship between the two parties. The…
Delivering the deal negotiated with the EU remains the government’s top priority. This has not changed. However, the government must prepare for every eventuality, including a no deal scenario. For 2 years, the government has been implementing a significant programme of work to ensure that the UK is prepared to leave the EU on 29 March 2019. It has always been the case that as we get nearer to that date, preparations for a no…
As you are already aware, the Order commencing Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 for Wales was made on 1 May 2018. In order to provide sufficient time for Welsh local authorities to establish the SAB approval mechanism and to allow developers time to become aware of the changes and prepare for mandatory SuDS Standards and the requirement for SAB approval before beginning construction an implementation was set on 7 January 2019.…
As of January 7th 2019, schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 will be enacted in Wales. This schedule relates to how Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) can be used to deliver multiple benefits, including: flood risk reduction, an improvement in water quality, and enhancing biodiversity. What does this mean for Wales? As of January 7th 2019, all proposed new developments that include at least 2 properties or developments over 100m2 in Wales,…
Not sure when we will be open over the festive period? Take a look at our Christmas opening hours. Date Time Monday24th December 2018 8AM – 3PM*Same day services – deadline 8.30amCompany and International reports – deadline 2pmCourtCheX and Insolvency plus – deadline 4.30pm*BACCUS system unavailable – results accurate as at 4:30pm on 21 Dec Tuesday25th December 2018 CLOSED Wednesday26th December 2018 CLOSED Thursday27th December 2018 8AM – 5.30PMSame day services – deadline 1.30pmCompany and…