Register of people with significant control – the new statutory register for companies

28/06/2016
Register of people with significant control – the new statutory register for companies

As from 6th April 2016, companies and LLPs are required to identify and record in a register, the people who have significant control. This new statutory register is in addition to existing statutory registers companies are required to keep at their registered office – namely registers of directors and directors’ interests, members, secretaries (if any)…

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Academy Schools Voluntary or Compulsory Conversion and Audit

28/06/2016
Academy Schools Voluntary or Compulsory Conversion and Audit

What are academies, how are they different from mainstream schools and why is the government so keen on them? What is an academy? Academies are independent, state-funded schools, which receive their funding directly from central government, rather than through a local authority. The day-to-day running of the school is with the head teacher or principal,…

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Alastair Fish, Director of Corporate Recovery – websters Insolvency Limited (FCCA, MABRP)

28/06/2016
Alastair Fish, Director of Corporate Recovery – websters Insolvency Limited (FCCA, MABRP)

I joined websters on Monday 20th June with a remit to build up a corporate recovery practice and also to assist the existing websters’ team on general practice accountancy work including preparation of accounts, Corporation Tax returns and self-assessment returns. By way of introduction, I joined Grant Thornton UK LLP (“Grant Thornton”) as a trainee within their…

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