Category: News

MAKING TAX DIGITAL

Are you aware of the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) by the UK Government? In a bid to make HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a world leading, digital tax authority the UK Government are pushing to make tax digital. In theory, this transition should make it easier for businesses and individuals to get their […]

NEW UK CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CODE

On 16th July 2018 the FRC published a new version of the UK Corporate Governance Code. The main changes include: Methods by which companies and their boards should engage with their workforce. The requirement for boards to create a culture that aligns company values with strategy. The greater promotion of diversity on boards with an […]

AIM Companies – Corporate Governance

AIM companies to be required to apply a recognised corporate governance code The London Stock Exchange has announced that all AIM companies will be required to apply a recognised corporate governance code from 28th September 2018. Until now, AIM companies have had the choice of stating which corporate governance code they followed, or stating they […]

SHARES AND SECURITY

Are your shares in the saddle? Good cyber security goes hand in glove with adhering to the upcoming requirements of the GDPR. At Share Registrars, our offices are physically secure, with controlled access and an ‘out of hours’ alarm and video surveillance in place. We use a secure VPN with state of the art firewall […]

GDPR COMPLIANCE

A worrying report was released a few months ago stating that almost one in four small businesses in the UK had taken no action regarding the new GDPR. In this frenetic world, we understand that statutory changes get somewhat shoved under the carpet- but GDPR is not something you want to ignore; the fines for […]

MINIMUM PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS INCREASE

Over the course of the next two years, by law minimum pension contributions will increase. As the director, it is your responsibility to ensure that these increases are put into place. How much will the minimum pension contributions be increasing by? The amount each person pays to their pension scheme varies according to the scheme […]

WATCH OUT FOR GDPR

Whilst there has been a steady stream of bureaucratic work loaded onto businesses over recent years there has been nothing as onerous as the General Data Protection Regulations, which will imminently be in force by 25th May 2018. This article concerns payrolls, and the effect GDPR will have on the existing system. In case anyone […]

THE MSP TEAM IS UP AND RUNNING

On Sunday the 13th May staff from MSP and Share Registrars are joining forces and will be tackling the inaugural British Airways Gatwick Run in support of the charity Heads Together. Where are we running? The race starts in Southgate Park and the route takes us through the beautiful West Sussex and Surrey countryside around Gatwick Airport. Who […]

RISING RATES- NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES

From the 1st April 2018 new rates have been applied for the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) (aged 25 and over)  and employers must ensure that they have implemented them accordingly. The rates are as follows: If you are failing to comply with the new NMW/NLW obligations you are at risk […]

AGM NOTICE PERIODS – HOW LONG IS 21 DAYS?

AGM season is on us and, yet again, the notice period is the subject of many debates. The issue is that the ambiguous language of the Companies Act 2006 makes computing notice periods for annual general meetings problematic. The objective here is to clarify and provide a standard for the date of the notice. The […]