Commercial Client Articles

Making Waivers of Dividends WorkMarch 30, 2008

When a company is set up, it is common to divide the shares in it in approximately equal proportions amongst the subscribers. Whether or not...

VAT and Electronic Goods – Take CareAugust 2, 2007

In order to combat ‘missing trader’ fraud, which is estimated to have cost the Exchequer hundreds of millions of pounds, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)...

Employee Fraud – Fraud Act 2006April 26, 2007

Employee fraud continues to rise as the recession continues to bite - however,  the Fraud Act 2006 provisions make it easier to obtain convictions for...

Brief Guide to the Administration of TroncsFebruary 21, 2007

The long-running series of disputes between employers in the hospitality industry and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) concerning the taxation of employees’ tips and their...

Contractors Are Your ResponsibilityMay 25, 2006

A handbook produced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) outlines the responsibilities of both the contractor and the client in situations in which work is...

Employee Fraud: Warning SignsMay 25, 2006

Employee fraud was a boom area even before the recession started.  ‘Targeted’ frauds, often backed by organised criminals, are also becoming more common. In these...

Letters of Intent – Getting Them RightMay 25, 2006

What Is a Letter of Intent? Letters of intent, commonly referred to as 'heads of agreement', are used to indicate the terms under which two or...

Business Relief – Traps for the UnwaryMay 17, 2006

Most business people know that for family businesses there are generous Inheritance Tax (IHT) reliefs, which generally operate to make assets used in the business...

Failing to Prevent Bribery – Are You at Risk?May 16, 2006

The Bribery Act 2010 came into force on 1 July 2011. It created a new offence which can be committed by a commercial organisation if...

Limited Liability Partnerships: Procedures and GuideJune 30, 2005

Limited liability partnerships (LLPs) were first introduced in April 2001 and are becoming an increasingly popular way of structuring a business, especially with professional practices. The...

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