Occasionally, the directors of a company are approached by shareholders looking to sell their shares. This may come at a time when, unbeknownst to those shareholders, the directors are in confidential discussions...
A share purchase agreement is the key document in a corporate transaction as it sets out the terms that have been agreed by the buyer and the seller for the purchase of the target company by the buyer.
On 28 April 2017, the Government's Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee announced that it has closed its inquiry into scale-up businesses (which was launched on 20 March 2017) due to the general election on 8 June 2017.
It is common for many individuals who run a business on their own as a sole trader to end up incorporating a company for their business so that they can take advantage of the limited liability that a company structure offers.