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What to look for in a UK corporate service provider:

A note for lawyers, accountants, company directors and company secretaries


UK companies are now subject to increasing legal and regulatory burdens which for most businesses represents a significant challenge.  Late filing of annual confirmation statements or financial statements now generate significant financial penalties, and directors of UK companies now face the threat of criminal prosecution for various administrative derelictions including late filing of accounts.  This criminalisation process has only been increased by the new UK company "PSC" register.

The PSC register is, in effect, a beneficial owner register that must be available for public inspection.  Failure to create a PSC register, or keep it up to date, is a criminal offence, and the criminals will include the officers of the UK company.  Given the political investment made by the UK government in the PSC register, UK companies are well-advised to adhere to the detailed requirements of the regime.

Jordans Trust Company can provide appropriate company secretarial, legal and accounting support to UK companies, large or small to protect UK companies and its officers from fines and criminal prosecution.  

Our services include:

  • Undertaking the maintenance and updating of a UK company's statutory registers (including the PSC register.
  • Dealing with all statutory filings and disclosure requirements, including the annual confirmation statement.
  • Providing strategic and detailed ad hoc advice on the PSC register regime.
  • Preparing paperwork for companies on an ad hoc basis to deal with changes of share capital, or name, or the articles. Legal drafting for corporate procedures including class rights and bonus issues.
  • Statutory accounts preparation.
  • VAT registration and administration.
  • Directorships (our ability to accept company directorships will depend on the circumstances of each case).
  • Finance Director services (e.g. preparation of management accounts and cash-flow forecasts, PAYE, sales and purchase ledger management).

Put a face to a name

In any business transaction it helps to put a face to a name, and a clear advantage of working with Jordans is that you get direct access to director level and head of department staff who make up the core of our corporate service provision. Please don't hesitate to contact them.

 

Martin Palmer

Director & Principal

Evia Soussi

Head of Corporate Governance

 

Jason Reader

Associate Director, Corporate & Trust Planning Unit

Nicola Morgan-Schulz

Accounting Services Manager



 

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