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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

Companies House forms

Companies House formsCompanies must keep the records at Companies House up to date with certain changes. Use our handy table to make sure you know what to file and when.What needs filing?Broadly speaking, if there is a significant change in a company... 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

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

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

Employee pool car agreement

Employee pool car agreementBanning private use is essential for a car to be considered a pool car by HMRC. A verbal ban may work but it's more sensible to require the employee to sign an agreement that specifically states that the car is not to be use... Read more

Claim to carry back company trading loss

Claim to carry back company trading lossWhen your company makes a loss the amount is carried forward by default and will be used to offset total profits in the future. Use our claim to get immediate relief for company trading losses.CompaniesThere ar... Read more

Pre-incorporation losses claim

Pre-incorporation losses claimAs your business grows you will probably be advised to consider transferring it to a company at some stage. But what happens to any brought forward losses if you decide to incorporate?IncorporationDespite changes to divi... 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
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