The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015: Corporate aspects

Relevant articles and materials addressing key issues of the Act.

Small Business Act 

Company registers and filings

Confirmation statements and other filing changes: are you ready for 30 June 2016?

Registered office disputes: new procedure in force 06 April 2016

Directors: new consent procedure and suppression of date of birth comes into force 10 October 2015

Simplification of company filing requirements: Small business, Enterprise and Employment Bill

Simplification of company filing requirements: Government response

BIS consults on simplification of company filing requirements

 

Directors' misconduct

Director appointment disputes: new procedure in force 06 April 2016 

Directors’ misconduct: new grounds for disqualification and compensation orders introduced from 01 October 2015

Blunt instruments and accountability: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill 

In directors we trust?: the Government’s proposals to enhance transparency and trust in UK business 

 

Prohibition on corporate directors

Prohibition on Corporate Directors: Implementation delayed until April 2016 

Goodbye Corporate Members?: The Government invites views on prohibiting the use of corporate members by LLPs 

 

Register of people with “significant control”

Small Business Act: Register of people with significant control (overview)

LLPs and "persons with significant control"

PSC register: amended draft statutory guidance published on "significant influence or control"

Register of people with significant control: Government publishes response to consultation

Register of people with significant control: consultation on draft regulations published 

BIS discussion paper: register of people with significant control

New register of company beneficial ownership 

 

General

New obligation for companies to disclose payment practices and policies

Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act: third commencement regulations

Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015: first commencement regulations 

Updated implementation dates for Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 

Provisional implementation plan published: corporate aspects of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill 

Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill completes Commons Committee stage

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