Directors and Shareholders often require guidance on the practical ways of dealing with business relationships with and within the company and Arbeia is experienced in offering solutions to a range of such problems. Our principals and associates are highly qualified and experienced in all manner of company/corporate issues and should be your first port of call when you need first class and affordable advice and action.
To avoid problems arising between shareholders at a later date it is prudent to set up a Shareholders Agreement which regulates the relationship between shareholders and provides the framework whereby issues can be resolved for example the transfer and transmission of shares on the incapacity, retirement, bankruptcy or death of a shareholder or Director, family arrangements or the issue of additional shares to finance growth. We can provide specialist services in setting up suitable Shareholders Agreements to cover these and other circumstances.
Directors Service Agreements
Directors are regarded as employees in respect of their work in the business and should receive a Statement of Terms and Conditions on Employment for that work like any other Employee. However their relationship with the company is more complex as it also includes their responsibilities and rights as a company Director we can advise you on suitable terms and draft Directors Service Agreements to meet your needs and situation.
We can suggest appropriate capital structures and deal with all practical aspects of issuing new shares including statutory filings with Companies House.
Dividend Policy & Strategy
The question of when it is feasible and permissible to pay dividends is a complex issue where we may be able to provide help and guidance. Where required we can assist in the formulation of a longer term dividend strategy that enhances shareholder returns and value.
New & Retiring Directors
As well as the contractual issues covered by any service agreement or employment contract where we may be able to offer advice upon the admission of new or retirement of existing directors we can ensure that the Company House record is correctly updated.
Disputes Resolution – Shareholders & Directors
Our experience is at your disposal to assist with conciliation and the resolution of disputes arising between shareholders and directors.
A comprehensive Taxation service is available covering personal and corporate taxation as well as VAT. We also provide a full payroll processing service to our clients.