What are my duties as a director of a company?

Directors’ duties are now set down in the Companies Act 2006 (the “Act”). The Act replaces common law fiduciary duties with a statutory statement of the main general duties owed to the Company. The seven new general duties are as follows: Duty to act within powers (Section 171); Duty to promote the success of the…

What information should I have on my company’s website and e-mails?

Compliance with the Companies Act 2006 now requires that the following information must appear on company websites and in e-mails: The company name (this might differ from the trading name, in which case the difference should be made clear); The company’s registered office address (which must be a geographical address, not a PO Box); The…

What is an EPC and does it apply to my Company?

An EPC is a document which sets out a building’s energy rating.  That rating will be based on the performance potential of the building itself, i.e. its fabric and its services such as heating, ventilation and lighting and will range from A to G with A being very efficient and G being very inefficient. Almost…

I have a contract that I need advice on, can you help?

Our commercial team have a wide range of experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts of all nature. We can assist you to protect your interests and protect you from liabilities by amending a contract to suit your needs. We can also draft bespoke contracts to suit your needs.

How do I remove a director?

In order to remove a director, you will need to serve a special notice to hold an extraordinary general meeting with the members at which an ordinary resolution will be considered to remove the director. The director concerned is entitled to make representations in writing to the company and to request notification of such representations…