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Legal Alert

Legal Alert is a monthly checklist from Atom Content Marketing highlighting new and pending laws, regulations, codes of practice and rulings that could have an impact on your business.

Case law: High Court gives guidance on ‘de facto’ directors


Limited companies will welcome guidance on how to determine whether they have ‘de facto’ directors – those not formally appointed as directors but treated by a court as having fiduciary and other duties to the company as if they had been formally appointed because they have behaved as if they were full directors – following a recent High Court ruling.

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Bloomsbury Accounting and Tax Service

Eligible firms have free access to Bloomsbury Professional's comprehensive online library, comprising around 80 titles from some of the country's leading tax and accounting subject matter experts. Find out who is eligible and how you can access the Bloomsbury Accounting and Tax Service.

UK financial statements: Companies Act 2006 issues

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Steve Collings UK Financial Statements - Presentation and Disclosure Requirements 2023

A chapter providing an overview of the requirements concerning company accounts and reports set out in Part 15 of the Companies Act 2006.

Companies legislation

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Companies Legislation 2023

The full text of the UK Companies Act 2006 and related legislation, including Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000.

Sample UK small company financial statements

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Example Financial Statements 2023

Example financial statements based on the requirements of the Companies Act 2006 and FRS 102 Section 1A Small Entities.

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Articles and books in the Library collection

Selected books

Company law, 1982-
(Oxford University Press, 1982-)
An annually updated book intended to be a clear, straightforward, up-to-date introduction to English company law.

Company formation: a practical global guide
(Globe Law and Business, 2014)
Aimed at lawyers advising companies on setting up in a new jurisdiction or heads of business planning to expand into the global market.

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