Category Archives: business

Website and email requirements for Companies

As of 1st January 2007 UK companies and LLPs require the following information on their website and in their e-mails: • The company name (this might differ from the trading name) • The company registered office (which must be a geographical address not a PO Box) • The company’s registration number and country of registration… Read More »

Advertising laws

It is important to get your ad campaigns checked before they get published to prevent bad publicity should they get pulled up . The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) through its CAP and BCAP Codes regulates Adverts in the UK for print, online and broadcast media They expect all advertising online to be legal, decent, honest… Read More »

Employment law updates

  The Government has announced an increase to the compensation awards that can be made by the Employment Tribunals and to the statutory rates used to calculate certain employee payments. From 6 April 2014 the following increases will come into force: A week’s pay (used for calculating statutory redundancy payments and certain tribunal awards) will increase from… Read More »

Insolvency statistics UK 4th Quarter

Alarming how many businesses can go under without proper risk strategy and regular monitoring of the business . Luckily the figures are coming down . The Insolvency Service today published the 4th Quarter 2013 Insolvency Statistics These can be found at: http://www.insolvencydirect.bis.gov.uk/otherinformation/statistics/201402/index.htm The headline results are as follows: There were 14,982 company liquidations in 2013… Read More »

At-a-glance guide to the marketing rules

At-a-glance guide to the marketing rules Method of communication Individual consumers (plus sole traders and partnerships) Business-to-business (companies and corporate bodies) Live calls  Screen against the TPS  Can opt out  Screen against the Corporate TPS  Can opt out Recorded calls  Need specific consent  Need specific consent Emails or texts… Read More »