Companies Act 2006 – Key points for small businesses

The Companies Act 2006 enacted a wide range of reforms to the way company law is governed. It set out the duties of company directors for the first time, and has simplified some elements of company incorporation process. In this summary, we look at the key elements of the Act from a company director’s point of view.
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Companies Act 2006 – Update

Tim Polding, Head of Commercial Department at Liverpool-based legal firm, Lees Lloyd Whitley, offers an overview of the Companies Act for Bytestart readers – and what to look out for.
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Companies Act 2006 and private companies

The Companies Bill, formerly called Company Law Reform Bill, received Royal Assent on the 8th November 2006. The Companies Act 2006 (‘the Act’) consists of 1300 sections and is the single largest piece of legislation ever made.
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