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Due Diligence Requirements KYC Know Your Client

Under the Money Laundering Regulation 2017, we are required to obtain Identification document. We provide a free checking service to help quickly get your documents checked. Who needs to provide Identification? Directors(s) Shareholder(s) How do I provide the due diligence documents? Our compliance team will email you upon receipt of your order. We will not read more »

New policy with the Companies House on the ordering of certified copies and certificates.

From the 9th November 2016, customers will not be able to order certificate with information on the Company statement of capital, shareholders or shareholding, due to a changes brought by the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. Instead, the following types of certified copies and certificates are available to order with the Companies House: read more »

Company Formation for non-UK residents overview

What is the limited liability company (“LTD”)? A limited company is an organisation that you can  set up to run your business in the UK or worldwide. Companies limited by share are by far most common business vehicle in the UK. This  company structure is particularly popular  as the company exists as a separate legal read more »

Vat Registration Overview

  You must register for VAT with HMRC if your business VAT taxable turnover is more than £82,000. Alternatively you can apply for voluntary VAT registration if your turnover is below £82,000. When you register. you will be sent a VAT registration certificate. Which will confirm your VAT number, when to submit your first VAT read more »

Treasury Shares – New rules for Share Buybacks for Private Companies

  Before the enforcement of the Buyback Regulations 2013, private companies may only purchase their own shares by using the distributable profit of the company. Since the enforcement of the Buyback Regulation, shares can now be transferred into treasury where they have been purchased by a company out of distributable profits or using the Cash read more »

Restrictions on having corporate directors

 There have been a number of changes to company law are made in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. These changes are intended to increase transparency and trust in the UK business environment as part of the global agenda to tackle issues such as money laundering, tax avoidance and terrorist financing as well read more »

Abolition of Bearer Shares

The UK’s Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015, and makes important changes to the law applying to UK companies. Among other things, the new law is designed to address the government’s key “Transparency and Trust” proposals, aimed at deterring illegal activity such as money-laundering and tax evasion. read more »

DUNS NUMBER For your Business

The Data Universal Numbering System, abbreviated as DUNS, is a proprietary system developed that assigns a unique numeric identifier by a regulated Business Intelligent Identifier, referred to as a “DUNS number” to a single business entity. It was introduced in 1963 to support credit reporting practice. It is considered to be common standard worldwide. The read more »

Legal Procedures for the Company Administrative restoration

The Myth of Company Restoration  Many have questioned about what would be the best and cost effective solution when their company is being dissolved or struck off from the Companies House register. But one question almost thought by every single individual in this case – Why should I restore my company when I can form read more »

New Hong Kong Company Law Ordinance – Taking Hong Kong’s competitiveness into a new era

A new Company Ordinance was first introduced in July 2012 which has effectively revamping the old company law enforced since the early 80s with an aim to maintain Hong Kong city’s status quo as one of the most attractive business and financial centre in the world. After 2  years of ongoing debates and  joint efforts read more »