Supreme Court opens and South Shields County Court excuses debtor £8,000 debt and Companies Act 2006 now fully in force
"Bankruptcy or winding up
8.1.1 If a party to an appeal is adjudicated bankrupt or a corporate body is ordered
to be wound up, their solicitor must give immediate notice in writing to the other
parties and to the Registrar, who must also be provided with a certified copy of the
bankruptcy or winding up order. The bankrupt party (or his trustee in bankruptcy) or
the liquidator must file an application to pursue the appeal and the appeal cannot
proceed until the application has been approved.
8.1.2 An application to pursue the appeal must be filed within 42 days of the date of
8.1.3 The form of application and the procedure for any supplemental case follows
that for death of a party (see paragraph 8.4 below)."
"* Creating separate and simpler model Articles of Association for small companies, reflecting how they operate
* Enabling greater use of electronic communications with shareholders therefore avoiding unnecessary cost and time consuming administration
* Making it an offence to carry on business in the UK under a name that gives so misleading an indication of the nature of the activities of the business as to be likely to cause harm to the public."