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3 Reasons a multiple share class company might be right for you

15 Jul 2015
Companies with more than one share class can provide increased flexibility for your business. Here are just a few reasons for choosing a multiple share class company . There are of course many more! 1) Provide different dividend rights You may want to make dividend payments to owners of one class of shares rather than payments being made to all shareholders irrespective of the... Read More About3 Reasons a multiple share class company might be right for you »

By Wendy Rees

Is a Limited Liability Partnership Right for your business?

03 Sep 2015
A limited liability partnership (LLP) is the perfect choice if you’re looking for the protection of limited liability combined with the flexibility of operating as a partnership. Limited Liability Partnerships have been around since 2001 and offer greater freedom in terms of allocating profits, ease of membership, and confidentiality of internal organisational arrangements. They are also ... Read More AboutIs a Limited Liability Partnership Right for your business? »

By Lee Date

5 Key Facts about Community Interest Companies

14 Sep 2015
Whilst a traditional view of business holds limited companies as vehicles for profit and charities as vehicles for philanthropic endeavours, the introduction of Community Interest Companies (CICs) in 2005 has helped bridge these two very distinct types of entity. CICs operate as one might expect of a limited company whilst ensuring that profits are pumped back into the community for... Read More About5 Key Facts about Community Interest Companies »

By Karen Bowley

The top five must-have policies for small businesses

11 Mar 2016
We are pleased to have Dana Ewans, one of our Corporate Legal Advisors at Jordans Corporate Law, visiting the Jordans Limited blog this week to share insight about employment policies for SMEs. By Dana Ewans We generally expect large companies and multinational businesses to have a comprehensive suite of policies and procedures for everything from dress code to... Read More AboutThe top five must-have policies for small businesses »

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Director’s Duties: What happens when the tide comes in

07 Apr 2016
We are pleased to have Dana Ewans, one of our Corporate Legal Advisors at Jordans Corporate Law, visiting the Jordans Limited blog again to talk about director's duties. Directors hold a very important role in UK limited companies, as well as other legal entities. Proper management of director’s duties helps ensure the success of the company. So what happens if something... Read More AboutDirector’s Duties: What happens when the tide comes in »

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What is a Process Agent?

12 Sep 2016
Process agent. It sounds a bit ominous, doesn’t it? Like a menacing villain in a James Bond film. He’s bringing something, but it isn’t flowers. The good news is process agents are actually quite useful and can be helpful in certain types of business transactions involving court proceedings. This week we are spotlighting process agents with our sister company, Jordans Trust Company. ... Read More AboutWhat is a Process Agent? »

By Karen Bowley

Property management companies: Limited by shares or guarantee?

20 Oct 2016
As buy-to-let properties continue to increase in popularity, we have been seeing an increase in the number of requests we get for property management company formations. We also get a lot of questions about which is the best route to incorporation for this type of company - limited by shares or by guarantee? Let’s take a closer look at the company types to help determine which one... Read More AboutProperty management companies: Limited by shares or guarantee? »

By Karen Bowley

How do I correct a mistake on the public register for my company?

02 Dec 2016
Occasionally, we get questions from clients about how to fix errors about their company on the public register. The source of the errors may be for a variety of reasons, but the path to getting them corrected is usually by using the form RP02A. What is the form RP02A? The RP02A form is required by Companies House when you need to rectify information about your company. If... Read More AboutHow do I correct a mistake on the public register for my company? »

By Karen Bowley

PSC Register: What is a relevant legal entity?

01 Sep 2016
A PSC is by definition an individual, and not a legal entity. What if your company is owned or controlled by a legal entity, and not an individual? A legal entity must appear on the company’s PSC register if it is both relevant and registrable . A legal entity is relevant in relation to your company if it meets any one or more of the 5 conditions to being a PSC and: ... Read More AboutPSC Register: What is a relevant legal entity? »

By Lee Date

Post-Brexit: Why bother forming and running a UK company?

07 Jul 2016
Debbie Farman is the Director of Legal Practice for Jordans Corporate Law and our Head of Corporate Law . Here she looks at the value of running a UK company post-Brexit. The reasons for forming a UK company, and doing business in the UK, with contracts drafted under UK law, are virtually the same after the UK/EU referendum vote on 23 June 2016 as before. These... Read More AboutPost-Brexit: Why bother forming and running a UK company? »

By Debbie Farman
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