‘Transparency and Trust’: Proposed Changes to Company Law in the UK

June 27, 2014

On 25 June 2014, the Government published the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. It includes a wide range of measures designed to improve the legislative environment for small businesses and incorporates proposals published last year on enhancing transparency of UK corporate ownership and increasing trust. The changes, which cover a range of issues from access to finance for small business to prohibiting exclusivity clauses in ‘zero hours’ contracts, include proposed amendments to the Companies Act 2006 and the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986.

Read "‘Transparency and Trust’: Proposed Changes to Company Law in the UK".