Unlimited Companies: The What, Why and When

28 Sep 2015
What is an unlimited company? An unlimited company is a type of private company. It has some features similar to a limited company. It is registered at Companies House and it has members (usually shareholders) and directors, among other standard features of limited companies. However, the shareholders (or members) of this type of company have unlimited liability. This... Read More AboutUnlimited Companies: The What, Why and When »

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

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

The latest on The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

26 Aug 2015
Changes to the implementation timeline for the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 were announced yesterday. The date when companies must begin keeping a Register of People with Significant Control (PSC) has been pushed from January 2016 to April 2016 and the date when it must be filed with the new "Check and Confirm" statement is now June 2016. Our infographic has... Read More AboutThe latest on The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 »

By Karen Bowley

Academy Trusts in the news

24 Aug 2015
Academies recently found their way into the news , courtesy of Prime Minister David Cameron. He reiterated his vision for education in comments to the media marking the first 100 days of a majority Conservative government since 1997. Political views on academy schools are quite mixed across the board, but having a broader understanding what an academy trust is, and how it... Read More AboutAcademy Trusts in the news »

By Karen Bowley

Updated: Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

12 Aug 2015
*New Updates* Some say the only constant in life is change. Here at Jordans we may be inclined to agree that it is especially true in business! The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (sometimes known as SBEEA) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and set out a timeline of phases in which the portions of the new law will come into force. Over the summer months,... Read More AboutUpdated: Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 »

By Karen Bowley

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

5 Key Benefits of a Property Management Company

19 Jun 2015
Trying to decide if a property management company is right for you? A property management company may be the ideal solution if the leaseholders share a building that has been separated into individually owned and occupied units. It is also appropriate where the leaseholders or freeholders of units within a development share common amenities such as private roads, pumping... Read More About5 Key Benefits of a Property Management Company »

By Karen Bowley

Jordans Employee Spotlight: Glenys Copeland

08 Jun 2015
Over one hundred years of experience can be found within the Jordans Limited Company Formation team, and thirty-seven of those belong to Glenys Copeland. She is one of our most experienced Company Formation Executives. Usually found on the phone advising our clients about forming a variety of companies or helping to manage the flow of information exchanged with Companies House, she has... Read More AboutJordans Employee Spotlight: Glenys Copeland »

By Carol Prince

Identity fraud up by 27% in first quarter of 2015

03 Jun 2015
New research published by Cifas (Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System), the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service, has claimed that identity fraud was the main fraud threat in the first quarter of 2015, with 34,151 confirmed cases of identity fraud during this time period alone. This signifies an increase of 27% when compared to the same period in 2014 and accounts for under a half (47%)... Read More AboutIdentity fraud up by 27% in first quarter of 2015 »

By Jenny Savage

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