ICSA Solutions are written by leading experts from top law firms, market-leading organisations and thought leaders, and designed for time-pressed professionals. An innovative series of ebooks, these digital guides provide immediate access to the very best information, practical guidance, case studies and time-saving checklists.
Authors: Martin Saunders, Chris Stott
Price: £14.35 | April 2013 ISBN: 9781860725692
This guide concentrates largely on the anti-money laundering (‘AML’) regime applicable in the UK, but also provides an introduction to some of the key concepts of the counter-terrorist financing (‘CTF’) regime, which often overlap.
Author: Camilla Barry
Price: £14.35 | June 2013 ISBN: 9781860725715
To lay the ground for broad based pension saving, legislation has been introduced that will require all employers to automatically enrol the majority of their employees and other workers into a pension arrangement with minimum levels of contributions or benefit. This guide is written for company secretaries and employers, although employees, trustees and others involved in pensions administration may well find it useful.
Authors: Rowena Herdman-Smith, Kevin McCarthy, Saul Sender
Price: £14.35 | June 2013 ISBN: 9781860725890
Unless a board is very small and/or cohesive, it is highly likely that at some point disagreements will occur between the various board members. The purpose of this guide is to assist boards in navigating the various potential stages of a dispute and to highlight the various legal considerations to bear in mind when considering what action to take.
Authors: James Crask, Charley Newnham, Jack Armstrong, Dr. Paul Robertson
Price: £14.35 | October 2014 ISBN: 9781860726453
Despite heavy investments in delivering risk management, organisations are still failing. This guide provides a wealth of indispensable information to lead boards through the complicated and interconnected factors that generate resilience, and help them to create a strong and robust organisation.
Author: Mike Metcalf
Price: £14.35 | June 2013 ISBN: 9781860725883
The guide looks at quoted companies and outlines the procedures involved in changing the auditor for quoted and unquoted companies. The guide also looks at the practical implications of changing the auditors of subsidiaries. We provide an explanation of the detailed statutory rules on auditor appointment; the statutory rules on the termination of the old auditor’s appointment; and professional and contractual matters.
Authors: Gareth Miles, Paul Mudie, Nilufer von Bismarck
Price: £14.35 | May 2014 ISBN: 9781860726132
The fact that changing a group structure does not follow a uniform plan or process means that each reorganisation will be highly tailored and will result in a unique set of challenges and issues. This guide covers a wide range of corporate actions, from simple asset transfers to fundamental alterations of a group’s capital, tax and business structures.
Author: Susan Wallace
Price: £14.35 | September 2013 ISBN: 9781860726026
This guide sets out the basic information concerning the incorporation and structure of a Company limited by guarantee (CLGs) and details the managerial and administrative functions. It also includes information about the newer types of entities that use the CLG structure, such as community interest companies and academy trusts.
Authors: Claire Mowbray, Sophie Taylor
Price: £14.35 | September 2013 ISBN: 9781860726033
The purpose of this guide is to summarise the main legislative provisions from the separate insolvency regimes in England and Wales applicable to companies and individuals relating to corporate insolvency. It also considers the issues that directors of companies in financial difficulty will need to take into account.
Author: Mark Wearden
Price: £14.35 | May 2014 ISBN: 9781860726149
An effective ethics policy is important for businesses, but can be tricky to get right, needing to be bespoke to an individual organisation. This practical guide takes readers through a series of recommended steps to help with the creation and implementation of an ethics policy, including consideration of ethics and ethical concepts, designing and writing a policy, launching a code, and much more.
This guide provides an overview of the existing legislation and regulatory regime applicable to both private and quoted companies executive remunerarion. It also examines the development of corporate governance influences on executive remuneration and considers some of the proposed legislative and regulatory reforms.
Author: Karen Cooper
Price: £14.35 | October 2013 ISBN: 9781860725616
Companies establish employee share schemes for a number of reasons, including as a recruitment and retention tool and to increase levels of employee engagement, with the ultimate objective of improving business performance. This guide takes you through the details of an employee share scheme, as well as the differences for public and private companies.
Authors: Mason Birbeck, David Dorgan
Price: £14.35 | August 2014 ISBN: 9781860726309
This guide covers the essential aspects of Jersey foundations, explaining the foundation’s historic and present place in the world, its development in Jersey, its characteristics and its uses, before going on to explain its constitutional documents and the mechanics of how a foundation operates.
Authors: Andrew W Smith, Karen Meenderink, Mark Sykes, Dennis Horner
Price: £14.35 | August 2014 ISBN: 9781860726392
Organisations that go down the outsourcing route need to do so in the knowledge they have a robust governance process and an ability to build a long-term relationship with the outsourced provider. In this ICSA guide, we explain and offer examples of good practice throughout all stages of the outsourcing lifecycle.
Author: Paul Harris
Price: £14.35 | August 2014 ISBN: 9781860726415
This guide provides helpful advice about the basics of trade marks, starting with why it’s important to have your trade mark registered and looking closely at the types of mark that can function as that all-important indicator of source or origin of your company’s goods or services.
Author: Emma de Ronde
Price: £14.35 | April 2013 ISBN: 9781860725722
This guide contains all the essential information relating to the establishment and maintenance of statutory registers, guiding companies through which registers they are required to maintain by the Companies Act 2006 and how they should go about maintaining them.
Authors: William Christopher, Stacy Keen, Tom Stocker, Barry Vitou
Price: £14.35 | April 2013 ISBN: 9781860725593
This guide contains all the necessary information relating to the Bribery Act 2010, the Fraud Act 2006 and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, legislation which applies to businesses operating throughout the UK. The guide features a range of customisable materials to aid the reader.