Do you have a PSC Register?

What is the PSC Register? From April 2016 all private companies and LLPs have been required to maintain a Persons of Significant Control (PSC) Register. This is a record of the people who own or control the business which is available for public inspection. Notably, it does not replace the registers of directors and members, … Continue reading Do you have a PSC Register?

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act – How will affect you?

On 26th March 2015, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act received royal assent. This Act aims to encourage more SME start-ups by reducing the barriers that they face in their drive to innovate, grow and compete. How does this affect you? You may be surprised! Small and medium sized enterprises make up 99% of … Continue reading The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act – How will affect you?

10 TED talks to make you commercially aware

Commercial awareness is both a flexible and elusive term.  Perhaps it could be defined as the following: “an awareness of business trends, strategies , successes, failures, threats, opportunities , events and a knowledge of entrepreneurship.” For commercial lawyers, possessing the quality above is essential. A lawyer in a commercial context must have a firm grounding … Continue reading 10 TED talks to make you commercially aware