Running a business - Buying/selling a company

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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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Running a business - Buying/selling a company

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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?
Read more

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?
Read more

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?
Read more

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