21 July

Please Support our Campaign to Restore the Small Profits Rate of Corporation Tax

These few weeks since the EU Referendum will go down in history as one of the most tumultuous periods in UK political history. We have a new Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer but the economic uncertainty created by the vote to leave European Union remains. This is especially true for the small businesses […]

17 July

Have You Registered the People With Significant Control In Your Business?

A significant change for the overwhelming majority of companies, Societas Europaea and Limited Liability Partnerships incorporated in the United Kingdom came into effect from 6th April 2016 under the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act. From that date, a company must have a Register of ‘People with Significant Control’ (PSC) and keep it up-to-date. Since […]

17 July

Companies House – Annual Confirmation Statement – Briefing Note

Since 30th June 2016, the required filing of an annual Confirmation Statement has replaced the Annual Return at Companies House. The overall rationale remains the same, for a company to ensure that the information included on the public Register of Companies is current and correct. However, instead of this being by the company providing an […]

10 July

Protect Your Intellectual Property with a Trade Mark

Broadly speaking, Intellectual Property (IP) can be applied to something unique that has actually been created by a person or people. An idea in itself does not qualify as IP. Once you have IP, there are various methods of protecting it against theft or plagiarism depending on whether the IP is an invention, a product, […]