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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

UK Company Formations: Yorkshire Region - March 2015

28 May 2015
Our exploration of regional UK company formation trends takes us to Yorkshire this week, looking at the Yorkshire & Humberside region postcodes for March 2015, courtesy of our business information team. Sheffield is leading the region with the highest new company incorporations and also the highest growth of 80%, up from 690, in March 2014. Regional business and enterprise... Read More AboutUK Company Formations: Yorkshire Region - March 2015 »

By Lee Date

UK Company Formations: London 2014 – 2015

19 May 2015
This week we have a look at the Inner London and Outer London company formation trends from March 2014 to March 2015, courtesy of our business information team. Remaining one of the top economic powerhouses in the world over the last several years, London continues to rank in the top 10 most economically influential cities across several different metrics . Overall, the Inner... Read More AboutUK Company Formations: London 2014 – 2015 »

By Karen Bowley

UK Company Formations: East & West Midlands Region

13 May 2015
We continue our exploration of regional UK company formation trends this week by looking at the Midlands. This data is for East and West Midlands postcodes for February 2014 – February 2015, courtesy of our business information t eam. Leicester led the East Midlands region in company incorporations over this twelve month period with 13.8% growth and 684 new companies in February.... Read More AboutUK Company Formations: East & West Midlands Region »

By Lee Date

UK Company Formations: Southwest Region - February 2015

05 May 2015
We begin our exploration of regional UK company formations trends by looking at our home base, the Southwest. This data is for Southwest postcodes for February 2015, courtesy of our business information team. Bristol continues to lead the region in company incorporations over the last twelve months, though decreased slightly from 668 in February 2014. Bournemouth is the second most... Read More AboutUK Company Formations: Southwest Region - February 2015 »

By Lee Date

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