One of the most important issues for litigation is whether a claimant’s right to action is within the limitation period. The Limitation Act 1980 contains provisions on limitation periods for different areas of law, ranging from negligence to breach of...
The Companies Act 2006 became fully effective from October 1st 2009. It is the principal source of law relating to the conduct of companies incorporated in England and Wales.
Companies House provides useful information on the Act on its website.
In 2015, Companies House launched a project to make corporate information accessible free. This includes:
- company information, eg registered address and date of incorporation
- current and resigned officers
- document images
- mortgage charge data
- previous company names
- insolvency information
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales has published useful guidance on the rights and responsibilities of directors.