Trade secretary Stephen Byers has confirmed the government will include measures allowing directors to keep their addresses secret in the Criminal Justice and Police Bill. Concern over the protection of directors has reached new heights in recent weeks following the attack on Huntingdon Life Sciences MD and CIMA accountant Brian Cass. Under current rules, directors must file their usual residential address for inspection at Companies House. The new clause will allow directors to apply to the secretary of state for trade and industry for permission to file a service address instead of their home address. More on this story at www.accountancyage.com/Business/1118492.
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