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reminder - increased penalties for late filing of accounts

5 February 2009

As you may be aware, Companies House has substantially increased the penalties for late filing of annual accounts. The new penalties apply to all accounts filed late on or after 1 February 2009.

Under the new regime, penalties will apply to all accounts delivered late with maximum penalties applicable after only six months.

The new penalties are set out below but you should note that these are DOUBLED where the company failed to comply with filing requirements in relation to the previous financial year (if that previous financial year began on or after 6 April 2008):

Companies House has made it clear that the penalties will be strictly enforced, even where accounts are just one day late, and no waiver will be given where accounts are delayed in the post

training and events

4Mar

Private sector development club Nottingham office

We are pleased to invite you to our next private sector development club. At this session we will guide you through a fictional development scenario – covering site acquisition, resolving title issues, negotiating a development agreement and the role of collateral warranties.

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Top 10 Tips for IR35, with Ian Deakin and James Tait

With IR35 changes moving ever closer, this webinar will take you through the changes and give you clear advice on how to get ready.

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Legal updates

State aid in loans to wholly owned subsidiaries

State aid is a key concern for public bodies establishing and funding commercial entities, whether wholly or jointly owned.

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Richard Nicholas provides a data protection update

As part of our regular updates for in-house lawyers, Richard takes a look at what has changed in data protection law over the last six months

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Employment law updates - hear from Harry Taylor

As part of our regular updates for in-house lawyers, Harry looks at some topics that frequently arise in Employment Tribunal claims.

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