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Memorandum of contract between company and sole shareholder

Memorandum of contract between company and sole shareholder It's common for small companies to have a sole shareholder. If your company does, one of the special rules that applies is the requirement to keep a written record of any contract that the co... Read more
 
 

Shadow director checklist

Shadow director checklistShadow directors can have as much influence over a company as properly appointed directors. What is a shadow director and what are the consequences of being one?What is a shadow director?The Companies Act 2006 defines a shado... Read more
 
 

Sole shareholder checklist

Sole shareholder checklistIt's common for small companies to have a sole shareholder. Our checklist takes you through the special rules that apply. Special rulesIt may seem artificial to separate out the identities of a company and its sole shareholde... Read more
 
 

Written record of decision by sole shareholder

Written record of decision by sole shareholderIt's common for small companies to have a sole shareholder. If your company does, one of the special rules that applies is the requirement to make a written record of any decisions made by the shareholder.... Read more
 
 

Consequences of breach of duty

Consequences of breach of dutyWhat action can your company take if one of the directors acts in breach of duty? Use our summary table to weigh up the options.Company's optionsThe action your company takes to address a director's wrongdoing largely depe... Read more
 
 

Shareholder written resolution to ratify director's breach of duty

Shareholder written resolution to ratify director's breach of dutyEven when a director has acted in breach of duty, their company may decide to excuse and legitimise their actions. Shareholder approvalWhen a director is in breach of duty the company w... Read more
 
 

Types of authority to act on behalf of a company

Types of authority to act on behalf of a companyWhen you do business with another company, you want to make sure that the person you are dealing with has the authority act so that any contract you enter into is valid. We take you through the points t... Read more
 
 

Appointing an alternate director

Appointing an alternate directorIf permitted by the company's articles, directors can appoint an alternative to stand in their place. When is this sort of delegation appropriate and how do you go about it?What is an alternate director?An alternate dir... Read more
 
 

Board decisions checklist

Board decisions checklistBoard decisions can be made in one of three ways: at a meeting, by written resolution or informally. Whatever method is used, use our checklist to make sure the decisions are valid.Decisions, decisionsBoard decisions are usua... Read more
 
 

Delegation of directorial powers

Delegation of directorial powersThere are different ways in which the powers and functions of the board or an individual director can be delegated. Use our checklist to make sure the delegation is valid. Delegation of board's powersIt is common for a ... Read more
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