Entries with tag companies .

Trial by Twitter part 2

14 Feb 2014
In the second of her guest blogs, Kate Anthony Wilkinson shares 5 more Twitter lessons you should learn   Recruitment checking More recruitment agencies are now checking for on-line information as part of the recruitment process, so once more that silly joke, rude comment or embarrassing photo may come back to haunt you. Companies may wish to consider... Read More AboutTrial by Twitter part 2 »

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Trial by Twitter

14 Feb 2014
Twitter is great tool for communication and sharing of views. But it can create a host of issues and potential problems for companies, employers and individuals. Many problems do not yet have firm answers but awareness of the issues is key. In the first of two guest blogs, Kate Anthony Wilkinson shares her top 5 Twitter tips. Libel - Lord McAlpine has announced that he... Read More AboutTrial by Twitter »

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Cash is king but knowledge is power

14 Feb 2014
The Office of National Statistics (ONS) Q2 UK economic figures show the economy has entered a strong growth phase. Economic indicators show GDP growth is 0.6 per cent, with manufacturing up by 0.4 per cent, services up 0.6 per cent and construction 0.9 per cent. But as the number of B2B transactions are increasing how effective is your company's ability to collect cash on... Read More AboutCash is king but knowledge is power »

By Ray Ruffels

Company names - obligations to display

14 Feb 2014
Displaying the registered name at company premises Every trading company must display its registered name at its registered office and at any other ‘inspection place’.  This would be any location where the company keeps its statutory documents. available for inspection. The registered name also has to be displayed at any location where the company carries on... Read More AboutCompany names - obligations to display »

By Adrian Healey

Non-executive directors - making or breaking a business?

14 Feb 2014
Are you a non-executive director? Do you have non-execs on your board? Along with directors’ remuneration, one topic of conversation that never seems to be out of the headlines these days is the role of non-executive directors (“NEDs”) and their impact on the companies that they are appointed to. In response, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries (“ICSA”) has recently published... Read More AboutNon-executive directors - making or breaking a business? »

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Shares or guarantee - getting it right from the start

14 Feb 2014
Kathleen O’Reilly, our Head of Internal Legal Services highlights the importance of getting the right corporate structure from the outset. Clients often ask if it’s possible to change from a guarantee company to a company limited by shares and vice versa. Unfortunately it is not and this highlights the importance of getting the right company structure for your needs from the... Read More AboutShares or guarantee - getting it right from the start »

By Carol Prince

Incorporating for protection

14 Feb 2014
In this uncertain financial climate, setting up your own business can be risky. So follow our tips for choosing the best form for your business. With any new venture, it is important to minimise risk by getting the right advice at the start as to the form that your new business venture should take. Ask your solicitor, accountant or business adviser. Consider your options,... Read More AboutIncorporating for protection »

By Adrian Healey

Companies House say mandatory online filing on hold

14 Feb 2014
Jordans were always slightly sceptical of the ambitious targets set by Government for the mandation of electronic services by Companies House. Given the success of various Companies House electronic filing initiatives (which compares starkly to the dismal failures of other Government led IT projects) we feel Companies House are right to concentrate on the "80/20" rule. Jordans, for... Read More AboutCompanies House say mandatory online filing on hold »

By Adrian Healey
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