Corporate and Commercial Law Related Articles

If you're selling your business, how long can you count on Entrepreneur’s Relief?

If you're at the stage where you're considering selling your business as part of your exit strategy, how long can you count on Entrepreneur's Relief being available? ORJ’s corporate and…Read More

Selling a business - Entrepreneurs relief

Entrepreneurs relief is a key concern to anyone selling their business. Entrepreneurs relief is a CGT relief applying to a limit of £10m in qualifying capital gains, effectively reducing the…Read More

Share Buybacks

A Company own purchase of shares is a great way to enable a return of capital to the company’s shareholders. In simple terms a buy back enables a company to…Read More

The Pros and Cons of a Business Sale Via a Management Buyout

If you are thinking of selling your businesses, then one of the most common ways of doing so is by a management buyout. Virtually every professional service business deals with succession…Read More

Registering a Person with Significant Control

On the 6th of April 2016 a new law came into effect that requires most companies including Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) and Societas Europaea (SE), to produce a new company…Read More

The low down on implementing Enterprise Management Incentive Schemes (EMIs) in your business

Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) options are a type of discretionary share option scheme commonly used by smaller private trading companies to incentivise and retain key employees. EMI options are HMRC…Read More

Tips on buying a business from an administrator or receiver

If you have been looking for opportunities to buy a business that compliments your existing business for some time, you might like to read through some of our tips on…Read More

Top 5 Mistakes Owners Make When Selling A Business

It is estimated that around 15% of UK business owners are looking to selling a business at any one time. While it is true that the economic downturn has affected the ability of…Read More

Incorporating Standard Terms And Conditions

ORJ  have the following recommendations for getting your business' standard terms and conditions incorporated into any contract. 1.         Publish your standard terms and conditions onto your website. 2.         Make it…Read More

Bribery Act 2010: Is Your Business Compliant?

Despite the Bribery Act 2010 coming into effect in July 2011 it is estimated that around 70% of small businesses have either not heard of the Act or do not…Read More