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A Full Guide to Statutory Declarations

By Notary Public London

A statutory declaration is a written statement of fact where a declarant affirms that the facts stated are true to the best of their knowledge. A statutory declaration is governed by the Statutory Declarations Act 1835. The title refers to the fact that a declaration is being made and is governed by statute or legislation.…

How to get my Fingerprints Verified

By Notary Public London

Certain organisations, both in the UK and abroad, may ask you to provide your fingerprints for a variety of reasons. Often, if the fingerprints are needed overseas, and you don’t want to – or can’t – travel, you will be asked to have a copy of your fingerprints notarised. Notaries Hasib Heron, Basil Preuveneers and…

Doing business in Germany?

By Notary Public London

Based on current EU directives and given the economic disruption seen in 2020, on 1 January 2021, the German legislator enacted a new debt restructuring framework: The Law on the Stabilisation and Restructuring Framework for Companies (StaRUG). Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may now utilise a variety of restructuring options.  Find out more about the…

Do you speak American?

By Notary Public London

Apparently, in common speech, 4,000 words are used differently in America than they are in the  UK.  Many commonly used ‘Anglo American’ words are spelt differently for example  words ending in an unstressed -our  (e.g., behavior, color,  harbor…).  And, to confuse further, many everyday words or phrases have completely different meanings; for example, consider this scenario:…

New rules for business with Europe

By Notary Public London

If you are responsible for a limited liability company registered with Companies House, you probably have already received a letter from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy asking “Are you ready or the new rules for business with the EU?” At Notary co uk we act for many employers that recruit from overseas. …

Company Documents for Bulgaria

By Notary Public London

During the property boom of the early part of the 21st century, many clients purchased land, or apartments with a share of the freehold, via a company structure.  It seems now there is a market to sell off-the-shelf Bulgarian registered companies!  The usual way for most UK residents to deal with legal matters in Bulgaria…

The Biggest Reform of English Company Law since 1844?

By Notary Public London

In 2019, the Government consulted on a range of options to enhance the role of Companies House and increase the transparency of companies and other legal entities. The consultation explored options to require more information about the people registering, running and owning companies, and other limited liability entities, as well as the entities themselves. An…

We are recruiting!

By Notary Public London

We are currently looking for candidates to join our growing team!  We have a vacancy for the position of notary clerk starting in October.  The role will offer candidates a chance to work in a fast-moving and exciting environment, and provide a fascinating insight into the notary world.  We will be considering applicants in September…