COMPANY LAW - 22.09.2020
Dealing with a tricky shareholder request
What if a shareholder tries to call a meeting to remove the board? The directors know that he’s a troublemaker, but how should you respond to such a request?
TAX - 22.09.2020
Closing or selling your company - shifting capital gains tax
If you’re closing your company or selling your shares in it you’ll have to pay tax on any capital gain you make. How can you share the gain with your spouse or other family member to reduce the overall tax bill?
COMPANY LAW - 08.09.2020
Two companies, same director
You’ve been approached by another company and asked to join its board of directors. It’s great to be asked but you already hold a directorship at your own company, so you’ll have to turn this opportunity down, won’t you?
COMPANY LAW - 07.07.2020
Could your business be wound up?
A business published educational booklets for schools on topics such as bullying, knife crime and online safety. It was wound up in the public interest in June 2020. Why, and what lessons can you take from this case?
PROFIT EXTRACTION - 22.06.2020
Selling your company - break it up to save tax
You’ve found a buyer for your business. They don’t want to buy the company itself, only its assets. You’ve been told that this can increase the tax you’ll have to pay on the sale. How can you make the arrangement more tax efficient?
COMPANY LAW - 03.02.2020
Do you have a conflict of interest?
Directors can be allowed to act even if they have a conflict of interest, but the correct procedures must be followed. It’s important to get this right, as transactions can be overturned and directors held personally liable. So what do you need to know about conflicts of interest?