Expert Insight


Shareholders’ agreements: Everything you need to know

05 Aug 2019

We understand that it can be a struggle to find time to get your company’s housekeeping straight. In particular, it’s not always obvious why it’s worth putting in place a shareholders’ agreement. If your company is a private company limited by shares, ensuring that all shareholders are happy from the outset with their protections and […]


HMRC Inspections: My business is being targeted - what do I do?

10 Jul 2019

HMRC has established several taskforces to focus in on various tax evasion hotspots, which are yielding big returns for the tax authority. Why might my business be a target for a HMRC tax investigation? For some businesses, handling mainly cash transactions has made it easier for them to commit fraud by under-declaring their income. Such […]


Developers – Divide and Conquer!

06 Jun 2019

The housing crisis may in fact help developers solve the housing act! Confused – read on.   Historically, neighbours have relied on restrictive covenants to prohibit the subdivision of larger properties, but perhaps, not for much longer.   S610 Housing Act 1985 provides scope for challenging restrictions that prevent the conversion of larger units into […]


The buck stops with you...or does it?

14 May 2019

A company is a distinct legal personality, but there are circumstances where directors (the decision-makers) and shareholders (the owners) of companies can be held personally liable for the actions of a company, such as when they act outside of their authority or don’t follow the rules, a few examples of which are set out below: […]

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