Companies House could soon allow electronic incorporation of companies if proposals put forward by the government go ahead. Under the plans, which are part of an effort to drag government into the Internet age, companies will communicate with their members and with Companies House electronically. Shareholders will be able to agree to access annual reports and accounts on a website rather than being sent copies through the post. They will also be able to appoint proxies by e-mail and give them voting instructions.
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
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