Covid-19 – Issues for Directors around wrongful trading

It is nearly a month since the announcement on the 28 March by the Government that it would be temporarily suspending the provisions relating to wrongful trading. At the time of writing the legislative provisions have not yet been debated. The objective of the government at the time was “to help UK companies which need... Read more »

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A quick guide to Dividend Payments for Director/Shareholders

When a company enters into liquidation one area that will always be investigated by the liquidator is whether there have been any payments of dividends that should not have been declared by the company. Dividends are often advised as being a tax efficient way for a director/shareholder to extract value from their business however it... Read more »

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How should a Director deal with a Statutory Demand served on their company?

One of the most serious documents a company director can receive is the service of a statutory demand. Whatever the director’s opinion is of the person serving the demand or of the debt being claimed action needs to be taken as a matter of urgency. The options open to the company to deal with demand... Read more »

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