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Model signature clauses

Model signature clausesIt is important, both for the company and the signatory, that contracts and other documents are signed properly. Our model sets out appropriate signature clauses for different situations.Is execution required?In most cases, the... Read more

Non-statutory registers

Non-statutory registersAs well as the various registers that companies have to keep by law, there are other registers of information that companies may find it useful to keep for their own records.Register of share applications and allotmentsThis rec... Read more

Competition law summary

Competition law summaryThe penalties for falling foul of competition law can be significant. Our summary gives you the facts, as well as tips on what to look out for. The prohibitionsCompetition law seeks to create a level playing field in business b... Read more

Dormant companies summary

Dormant companies summaryWhy would you want a dormant company, and are there any requirements associated with one? Just sleepingA dormant company is one that is does not trade, so why keep it on the register? Sometimes it's accidental - a business fiz... Read more

Intellectual property rights summary

Intellectual property rights summaryIP refers to the ownership of ideas and their representation. It is often a company's greatest asset and requires protection. Use our summary to identify what IP rights you have and how to protect them.FormRepresent... Read more

Joint ventures summary

Joint ventures summaryIf you have a business idea but need some third party input to bring it to fruition, a joint venture might be the solution. Our summary takes you through the key points to consider.What is a joint venture?A joint venture (JV) de... Read more

Modern slavery and human trafficking statement

Modern slavery and human trafficking statementLarger companies have to produce a statement setting out what they do to ensure that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in their business or supply chain. Use our drafting notes to help put t... Read more

Raising additional finance summary

Raising additional finance summaryWhen your company needs additional finance, what are your options? Our summary takes a look at the pros and cons of debt and equity finance. Do your homeworkThe key to finding the right additional finance for your co... Read more

Strike off and dissolution summary

Strike off and dissolution summaryA company that is no longer active can be struck off and dissolved. Our summary explains how. What to do with a defunct companyThere are plenty of situations in which a company ceases trading, but what next? Whether ... Read more

Company director's loan agreement

Company director's loan agreementYour company has agreed to make a loan to one of the directors. Use our model loan agreement to get the terms agreed in writing.Helping handLoans to directors are permitted, as long as the shareholders are given basic ... Read more
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