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Here are some things that you will need to consider carefully during the formation of your business.

  • The company structure, Sole Trader, LLP or Ltd company?
  • The choice of Company name.  Your trading/brand name may be different to your registered company name for tax purposes.
  • The preparation of memorandum and Articles of Association
  • The buying of the Company
  • The registering of Domain Names for websites
  • Sorting out the Company Secretary and Directors. With Directors Duties and Liabilities becoming more onerous all the time it is vital that the relevant Companies and Insolvency Legislation is complied with.
  • The issue of Share Capital.
  • Protecting your Intellectual Property. We can help you apply for patents or registration marks if required.

It isn’t always new companies who need advice on Company Formation, often we see Companies involved in mergers, takeovers, management buyouts and purchasers that need to ensure the change is structured in the best way possible. As part of this we can advise on share transfers and restructuring.

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Your Questions Answered

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Your Questions Answered

Over time, the gap between women’s and men’s median hourly earnings has been narrowing. In fact, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) it has fallen by over a quarter among full-time employees in the last decade.

 

Will those with Buy-to-Let properties pay the price in 2020?

Will those with Buy-to-Let properties pay the price in 2020?

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New bar to bolster ‘trendy’ Abbeydale Road nightlife

New bar to bolster ‘trendy’ Abbeydale Road nightlife

Sheffield’s trendy Abbeydale Road pub scene is to be further bolstered by a new, independent bar which will specialise in a range of high-quality craft beers.

Changes to way in which fees can be charged in insolvency cases.

Changes to way in which fees can be charged in insolvency cases.

Changes to the way in which fees can be charged will soon make it more difficult for creditors to sue fraudulent directors.
Bank Liable for damage to credit rating

Bank Liable for damage to credit rating

The courts recently found that a bank had failed in its duty to investigate an assertion by a debtor that a restricted-use credit agreement had been rescinded before reporting to credit reference agencies that the debtor was in default.

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