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

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

What does your company do? New information required for company formations.

28 Jun 2016
  In addition to providing information about People with Significant Control (outlined in our previous blog ), from 30th June 2016, for the first time, company applications to Companies House will also have to include information about the intended business activity of the new limited company. Limited companies had not previously been required to provide this information until... Read More AboutWhat does your company do? New information required for company formations. »

By Lee Date

Who controls your company? New information required for company formations

15 Jun 2016
Since 30th June 2016 businesses planning to register a new limited company need to provide Companies House with information about the people who will have control over the company to be incorporated (People with Significant Control or PSCs). So who is a PSC and how are they determined? anyone who holds more than 25% of the shares in the new company anyone holding more... Read More AboutWho controls your company? New information required for company formations »

By Karen Bowley

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 »

By Guest Blogger

Jordans Limited achieves ISO 27001 certification

16 Mar 2016
We are pleased to announce that Jordans Limited recently achieved ISO 27001 certification. The impetus towards ISO 27001 certification began with a requirement within our Business Information services team. The team had to achieve this essential level of compliance because newly available government data is now only accessible to credit rating agencies with the ISO 27001 standard. ... Read More AboutJordans Limited achieves ISO 27001 certification »

By Ray Ruffels

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 »

By Guest Blogger

Are you a member or director of a new company?

01 Mar 2016
We are pleased to have Karina James-Wiltshire, one of our Chartered Legal Executives at Jordans Corporate Law, visiting the Jordans Limited blog this week to share useful tips on the differences between members and directors. By Karina James-Wiltshire What is the difference between members, directors and trustees? This is a great question we received recently, as... Read More AboutAre you a member or director of a new company? »

By Guest Blogger

The UK Registry reaches ten million companies

11 Feb 2016
Today, on 11th February, 2016, the Companies House Registry added its 10,000,000th company. This means 10,000,000 new companies have been incorporated since recordkeeping began at Companies House. That’s a lot of entrepreneurs and new businesses! This impressive record also reflects that the UK is still one of the most globally sought after places to do business in the world... Read More AboutThe UK Registry reaches ten million companies »

By Karen Bowley

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