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28 April 2020 0 Comments Posted in Corporate, Opinion

Business alert: Emergency filing service at Companies House

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Accountant working from home

Companies House has announced that companies can now use its emergency filing service to upload and submit a number of forms.

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20 April 2020 0 Comments Posted in Corporate, Opinion

Business alert: Companies House suspends striking off for late filings and voluntary applications

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Companies House

Companies House have announced further changes to their filing and strike off procedure to support businesses who are struggling with their filing requirements during the coronavirus outbreak.

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13 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Corporate, Opinion

The PSC regime – a misstep in company regulation?

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Since 1 April 2016 companies have been required to hold and maintain a register of people with significant control (PSC Register). Failure to provide accurate information on the PSC Register and failure to comply with notices requiring someone to provide information are criminal offences, and may result in a fine and or a prison sentence of up to two years.

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8 November 2019 0 Comments Posted in Corporate, Opinion

Warranty claims – “noticing” the importance of precise wording

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The recent judgment in Stobart Group Ltd & Stobart Rail Ltd v Stobart & Tinkler [2019] EWCA Civ 1376 serves as a timely reminder to buyers of the importance of providing effective notice in relation to claims under M&A transaction documents.

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7 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, Opinion

Seaborne’s Ts & Cs fail to hold water

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The Government has been criticised for awarding Seaborne Freight (UK) Limited a contract to provide cross-channel freight services in the event of a no-deal Brexit despite Seaborne Freight having never previously operated a ferry service. It has now been widely reported that Seaborne’s supply of services terms appear to be in relation to a food delivery service rather than freight services causing embarrassment for Seaborne and the Government.

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