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Abbreviations and Codes

  • AA
    Adjudication Annulled. The subject has offered to pay and is therefore no longer bankrupt.

  • AC
    Assurance Company

  • ADJ
    Notice of Bankruptcy

  • AJ
    Associated to Joint Applicant. Code sometimes appearing on our Consumer Report to denote a person who is associated to the joint applicant and about whom public information is provided

  • AM
    Associated to Main Applicant. Code sometimes appearing on our Consumer Report to denote a person who is associated to the main applicant and about whom public information is provided

  • AO
    Administration Order. The court administers the subject's assets in order to pay creditors.

  • AOR
    Administration Order. Suspended Agreed amounts have been revised.

  • AOT
    Administration Order Terminated. The subject is unable to continue payments.

  • ARD
    Accounting Reference Date. The financial year-end. It is the date that determines when accounts are due for delivery to Companies House and, for all new companies, is set as the first anniversary of the last day of the month in which the company was incorporated. For example, if the company was incorporated on 24 July 2005, its ARD would be set at 31 July 2006 (ie in the following year) - or up to seven days either side of that date. The first accounts would cover the period between these two dates. The ARD may be changed if a company chooses to extend or shorten its accounting period.

  • A/C
    Accounts

  • BG
    Belfast Gazette

  • BO
    Bankruptcy Order. Made by the courts after a petition for a bankruptcy from either the debtor or the creditors.

  • BOA
    Bankruptcy order annulled

  • BSA
    Bill of Sale. This is a loan against property other than a house.

  • CC
    Credit card (including option or charge card). An account type which may appear on our Consumer Report.

  • CCAUK
    Consumer Credit Association (UK) Ltd

  • CCJ
    County Court Judgment. May be registered against Limited companies, Non-Limited businesses and individuals.

  • CCL
    Consumer Credit Licence. A licence has been granted to conduct financial leasing or credit.

  • CCTA
    Consumer Credit Trade Association

  • CIH
    Combined Independent Holdings

  • COD
    Conditional Order of Discharge. A discharge from bankruptcy subject to certain conditions.

  • CRO
    Companies Registration Office

  • CS
    Credit Sale

  • CSA
    Certificate for Summary Administration of a Bankrupt's Estate

  • CSDR
    CSA Revoked (See CSA)

  • CU
    Certificate of Unenforceability (Northern Ireland only). This is worse than a judgment, but not yet a bankruptcy.

  • DA
    Deed of arrangement is an arrangement made usually to avoid bankruptcy.

  • DTI
    Department of Trade and Industry

  • EEIG
    A European Economic Interest Grouping is a form of association between companies or other legal bodies, firms or individuals from different EU countries who need to work together across national boundaries. It carries out particular tasks for its member-owners and is separate from its owners' businesses. Its aim is to facilitate or develop the economic activities of its members. The activities of an EEIG might include marketing a product being released across Europe, or conducting scientific research in an area that concerns companies in various countries. The term 'European Economic Interest Grouping' or 'EEIG' must be included as part of the association's name. This distinguishes it from a Limited Company, a Non-Limited business or a Public Limited Company.

  • EG
    Edinburgh Gazette

  • FAQ
    Frequently Asked Question

  • FC
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a foreign company which may be registered in, and file some or complete information in England and Wales. When carrying out a company search on our system using the registered number, you will need to enter this code as well as the number itself. We can carry out a search for you on a company based abroad. For this service and price list please click on 'Services and Prices' on the menu bar.

  • FLA
    Finance and Leasing Association

  • GE
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a European Economic Interest Groupng registered in England or Wales (see EEIG).

  • GN
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a European Economic Interest Grouping registered in Northern Ireland (see EEIG).

  • GS
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a European Economic Interest Groupng registered in Scotland (see EEIG).

  • HP
    Hire Purchase or conditional sale

  • IA
    Adjudication Annulled (Northern Ireland)


  • ID
    Order of Discharge (Northern Ireland)

  • IP
    Industrial/Provident Society 'IP' is the code which prefixes the registered number of a mutual society. The number should also have the suffix 'R' (registered). Companies House provides little information on IP companies. For further information contact the Financial Services Authority fsa.gov.uk

  • IR
    Notice of Bankruptcy (Northern Ireland)

  • JBB
    Jersey Business Brief

  • JG
    Judgment 'JG' may appear on both the Non-Limited and Consumer Reports and refers to those county court judgments recorded against the business or individual concerned for the amount specified on the report. Judgments recorded against Limited companies will also appear on our Basic and Standard reports (see CCJ).

  • JT
    Joint Applicant Code sometimes appearing on our Consumer Report to denote a joint applicant

  • LCH
    The Lord Chancellor, under the Register of County Court Judgments Regulations 1985 (amended 1990) has contracted a private company (Registry Trust Ltd) to maintain the statutory public register for all County Court Judgments and administration orders registered by the county courts in England and Wales for the preceding six years. Registry Trust also holds Scottish decrees (the equivalent of CCJs)and acts as a clearing house for Northern Ireland judgments.

  • LG
    London Gazette. This is a source of judgment and other information.

  • LP
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a limited partnership registered in the UK. A limited partnership does not have to file accounts, although certain documents need to be registered at Companies House.

  • LPFA
    London Personal Finance Association

  • MG
    First Mortgage

  • NA
    Assurance Company registered in Northern Ireland.

  • NF
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a foreign company which may be registered in, and file some or complete information in Northern Ireland. When carrying out a company search on our system you will need to enter this prefix as well as the number itself.

  • NI
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a Limited Northern Ireland company. When carrying out a company search on our system you will need to enter this prefix as well as the number itself.

  • NI(..)R
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a Northern Ireland Limited company originally incorporated in Ireland before the introduction of Northern Ireland registration. When carrying out a company search on our system you will need to enter this prefix as well as the number itself.

  • NL
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a limited partnership registered in Northern Ireland. A limited partnership does not have to file accounts, although certain documents need to be registered at Companies House.

  • NP
    Industrial/Provident Society registered in Northern Ireland (see IP).

  • NR
    Royal Charter (Northern Ireland)

  • NZ
    Company registered in Northern Ireland not covered by the Companies Act.

  • OD
    Order of Discharge. Discharge from bankruptcy.

  • ODR
    Order of Discharge Revoked. An arrangement has failed and the debtor is bankrupt.

  • ODS
    Order of Discharge Rescinded. The debtor is still bankrupt.

  • ODV
    Order of Discharge Varied. Conditions of order of discharge or conditional order of dicharge have/has been changed

  • PD
    Petition Dismissed. The court has dismissed a petition requesting bankruptcy proceedings

  • PET
    Petition presented to the courts requesting bankruptcy proceedings.

  • PL
    Personal Loan An account type which may appear on our Consumer Report

  • R
    Registered. The suffix attached to the registered number of an Industrial/Provident Society (see IP).

  • RC
    Royal Charter

  • RETRA
    Radio, Electrical and Television Retailers Association

  • RO
    Receiving Order. The debtor's property is in the hands of the receiver.

  • ROR
    Receiving Order Rescinded. An offer of payment has been accepted.

  • RTL
    Registry Trust Ltd (see LCH)

  • RTLN
    Registry Trust Ltd (Northern Ireland) (see LCH)

  • RTLS
    Registry Trust Ltd (Scotland) (see LCH)

  • SA
    Assurance Company registered in Scotland

  • SATISFIED
    A Judgment has been Satisfied

  • SBA
    Satisfaction of a bill of sale. The loan has been paid in full.

  • SC
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a Limited company registered in Scotland. When carrying out a company search on our system you will need to enter this prefix as well as the number itself.

  • SEQ
    Sequestration. Scottish bankruptcy.

  • SF
    The code which prefixes the registered number of a foreign company which may be registered in, and file some or complete information in Scotland. When carrying out a company search on our system you will need to enter this prefix as well as the number itself.

  • SG
    Stubbs Gazette

  • SGEI
    Stubbs Gazette (Ireland)

  • SGNI
    Stubbs Gazette (Northern Ireland)

  • SGSC
    Stubbs Gazette (Scotland)

  • SIC
    Standard Industrial Classification SIC coding is a standard used to categorise industry types. Where present, codes relating to a subject company along with the corresponding descriptions are on the Standard Credit Report available online.

  • SJ
    Alias for Joint Appicant Code sometimes appearing on our Consumer Report to denote an alias for the joint applicant

  • SL
    Scottish Limited Partnership (see LP)

    or
    Secure Loan

  • SM
    Alias for Main Applicant. Code sometimes appearing on our Consumer Report to denote an alias for the main applicant

  • SP
    Industrial Provident Society registered in Scotland (see IP).

  • SR
    Royal Charter (Scotland)

  • SZ
    Company registered in Scotland not covered by the Companies Act.

  • TCA
    Trustees and Commissioners Appointed (Scottish Receiving Order)

  • VA
    Voluntary Arrangement. Creditors have accepted an offer by the debtor.

  • VAC
    Voluntary Arrangement Completed. All the affairs have been completed.

  • VAF
    Voluntary Arrangement Failed

  • ZC
    Company not covered by the Companies Act.

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