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Our stock transfer form template is changing

As of 6 April 2012 the design of the stock transfer form is changing, due to amends by HMRC. Find out more on the latest changes… A new certificate is being added to the reverse of the stock transfer form, which… Find out more

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Private sector businesses on the rise

The UK has seen an increase in the number of private sector businesses over recent years, government figures suggest. Statistics from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills show that between the start of 2009 and the beginning of 2010, there was… Find out more

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Unhappy workers ‘can have toll on workplace’

Unhappy workers can be damaging to wider company goals, according to one employment analyst. Dilys Robinson, principal research fellow at the Institute for Employment Studies, believes that “structural commitment” among workers could be one of the biggest problems facing the… Find out more

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Share certificates and stock transfers: Q&As

When people start up a small business, they usually form a company limited by shares. The benefit of forming such a company is that the shareholders have limited liability, which means that if the company fails, creditors cannot seize their… Find out more

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The pros and cons of forming a limited company | lawpack.co.uk

Limited companies are among the two most popular types of company chosen by UK business people, with the sole trader route the other main avenue. The first step for anyone setting up a limited company is to register it with Companies House,… Find out more

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How to write a winning business plan

Throughout the educational process, lecturers and teachers often argue that you should begin an essay with the conclusion. Not only does this give the audience a way into your argument, but it helps to inform their expectations of what you… Find out more

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Issuing shares – Q&As

A limited company consists of one or more shareholders who own shares. When a limited company is formed, it issues shares to its shareholders. How are company shares paid for? Company shares are paid for with money, property or services. What is… Find out more

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Resolutions for limited company meetings

What is a company resolution? A company resolution is an official record of the decision of the directors or members of a company. Once a resolution is passed, the company is bound by it. If a majority is not reached,… Find out more

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Legal requirements after company formation

Once you receive a Certificate of Incorporation from Companies House you have formed your limited company and the limited company directors are now free to issue shares, open bank accounts and start trading, etc. But be aware, there are still… Find out more

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9 easy steps to making a share transfer

This excerpt from our expert guide, How to Run a Limited Company, outlines the steps you need to take when transferring shares in a limited company. 1. Get approval from the board First of all, you need to ensure that… Find out more