I have just changed my name by Deed Poll.
My new name, and it is one that all official channels must now refer to me as, is Not Applicable, or more correctly Not of the family Applicable.
I shall now use this name to fill in a fraction of my Census form, and any other official documentation, and as the name is personal to myself, I also claim its copyright only in so much as it applies to me, so if you want to use the same name, go right ahead.
You will see that I have also changed the name of the blog to reflect my new name. The business can stay the same, its only a trading name.
Irrespective of any ‘policy’ in place, I shall not pay any ‘fees’ or ‘administrative charges’ to anyone to update their records, I shall merely inform government departments of my new name. It shall fall upon them to update their systems at their own expense.
I may, at my choosing, change my name back at some stage in the future, or I may decide to keep the name if I get used to it, or perhaps select another.
Note my new email address (for the time being)
Government databases?…. you won’t keep up.