Company formation - just as it should be

14 Feb 2014
The company formation industry today is very different to the one I joined more years ago than I care to admit to here. Back then, incorporating a limited company was a long, slow, rather languorous affair that could last several weeks. These days, it’s barely a one-night stand! Even the 1985 Companies Act did little to speed up a process that had remained largely unchanged for... Read More AboutCompany formation - just as it should be »

By Carol Prince

The Bribery Act 2010 - 6 principles for prevention

14 Feb 2014
A consultation document that includes draft guidance was issued by the Ministry of Justice on 14 September 2010. The consultation ended on 8 November 2010 and a final version of the guidance is due to be issued early next year. The guidance is designed to help commercial organisations of all sizes and to be of general application, to be used as a flexible guide. Itsets out six ... Read More AboutThe Bribery Act 2010 - 6 principles for prevention »

By Ray Ruffels

Limited Liability Partnerships – what’s the attraction?

14 Feb 2014
Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) have been around since April 2001.  For the organisation and the individuals who own it, a Limited Liability Partnership combines the advantage of being taxed like a partnership with limited liability, corporate personality and organisational flexibility. As predicted, LLPs have proved popular with law and accountancy firms.  But it... Read More AboutLimited Liability Partnerships – what’s the attraction? »

By Wendy Rees

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