Investing in a franchise business can seem like a quick and easy route to success: there’s already an established brand identity and goodwill, so you may think that takes a lot of the leg work and risk out of starting a business. While this may be true to an extent,...
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There are several ways to grow your business. If you have a strongly reputable brand and business system that can be replicated, franchising your business may be an option for expansion.
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Removing a director from a company is much more complicated than removing an employee and is usually a sticky subject and if not done correctly, could invalidate the entire process. Below is a summary on the process. A director’s appointment may be terminated:...
As part of the UK Government’s trust and transparency agenda, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act (SBEE) is now in effect as of April 2016. If your business is a UK incorporated company or limited liability partnership (LLP), this means you’ll be required to set up and maintain a ‘people with significant control’ (PSC) register. This article provides a helpful overview of the new PSC requirements, and briefly explains the steps for compliance.
Although it is no longer a legal requirement, many private limited companies still opt to hire a company secretary to perform a number of essential tasks. As providers of company secretarial services, we know firsthand just how valuable this position is to private companies. Here, we give an overview of the responsibilities and importance of this role to help you determine whether your business should hire a company secretary.
At first glance, the appeal of franchising is obvious: for those franchising their business, it may seem like a brilliant way of expanding the business, and for those investing in a franchise, it may appear to be a quick and easy route to success, as the business’s brand and reputation is already established.