Entries with tag directors .

Family businesses – fair shares?

14 Feb 2014
Family dynamics are such that within family businesses there is greater potential for disagreement than in other types of business. Conflict can often arise around the issue of shares. But much of this can be avoided by making changes to the constitution ( the articles ) of the company from the outset. Here are our top 10 points to consider in this area before taking the... Read More AboutFamily businesses – fair shares? »

By Adrian Healey

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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Incorporating Academy Schools

14 Feb 2014
An academy is a centrally funded independent state school run by an Academy Trust.  The Academies Act 2010 received Royal Assent on 27 July 2010.  Since then, all maintained schools have been able to apply to become an academy.  There are currently more than 800 academies open and over 1350 schools have applied to become academies since June 2010.  The legislation... Read More AboutIncorporating Academy Schools »

By Wendy Rees

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

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