Corporate Insolvency for Businesses: Who said you don’t need a corporate secretary?

In challenging economic times, it is not uncommon for businesses of all sizes to find themselves in dire financial straits, which can lead to a company becoming insolvent. While insolvency is not a desirable scenario, some insolvency procedures can be the life raft a drowning company needs to get back on its feet. With this in mind, here are six key things every business owner should know when it comes to corporate insolvency in the UK.

Revealed: The M&A strategy for success

For most business owners, their long-term goal is to expand the business they’ve built, and many turn to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as a route for fuelling business growth. However, M&A typically entails an intensive upheaval process; the only way to ensure that this upheaval will be worthwhile is by carefully managing the merger or acquisition from the outset, and adopting the right strategy. 

What Are the PSC Rules and Do They Impact My Business?

As part of the UK Government’s trust and transparency agenda, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act (SBEE) is now in effect as of April 2016. If your business is a UK incorporated company or limited liability partnership (LLP), this means you’ll be required to set up and maintain a ‘people with significant control’ (PSC) register. This article provides a helpful overview of the new PSC requirements, and briefly explains the steps for compliance.

Our Essential Guide to Building a Business with an Exit Strategy

With more and more start-ups making headlines for multi-million-pound acquisitions by powerhouses like Facebook and Google, it’s unsurprising that many of today’s entrepreneurs are setting up their businesses with the ultimate goal of selling. Regardless of whether your chosen exit strategy is selling or an alternative, it’s important to plan well in advance when starting and building your business.