Company secretarial

Articles of Association: What are they and why should I care?

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The Articles of Association are a company's key constitutional document, setting out rules for the internal running of the company. Sarah Carter, from our company secretarial team, discusses why every company needs to be familiar with theirs. More …

Update on new PSC rules

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The Information about People with Significant Control (Amendment) Regulations have extended the PSC regime to include companies listed on the AIM market. Our expert explains what this means and the impact it will have. More …

Company Secretarial Update

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We review what has been introduced and what more may be to come in the Company Secretarial sector. More …

The Differences between Annual General Meetings and General Meetings

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Most people will be familiar with the concept of company AGMs – the AGMs of high-profile public companies have often featured in the news, particularly in recent years - but not everyone will be aware of what exactly goes on at an AGM and why, when and how these company meetings are held, or indeed, what distinguishes an AGM from any other shareholder meeting held by a company. More …

BREXIT – The EU trademark system

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Now that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the EU there will be many aspects of business life that will be affected. From a company administration point of view one area where Brexit could have a significant impact is that relating to Trade Marks registered in the EU. More …

Going public

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE) will enable companies and LLPs to hold and maintain their statutory registers at Companies House from 30 June 2016. More …

Introducing the new Confirmation Statement and Changes to the Statement of Capital

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The next instalment of the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE) is due to take effect on 30 June 2016 and will replace the Annual Return with a new Confirmation Statement More …

New Statutory Register introduced under Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE) – Part Three

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Whether you are a company or an individual shareholder this new legislation may affect you. More …

New Statutory Register introduced under Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE) – Part Two

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Whether you are a company or an individual shareholder in a company this new legislation will affect you. This is our second article relating the Register for People with Significant Control (PSC Register). More …

New Statutory Register introduced under Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE) – Part One

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Whether you are a company, an LLP or an individual shareholder this new legislation will affect you. More …