There has been a further delay to the ban on UK companies
appointing corporate directors. There is, as yet, no new firm
The Companies Act 2006 currently allows companies to appoint
corporate directors as long as at least one director is an
individual. As part of the drive to increase corporate
transparency, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act
2015 introduced a ban on corporate directors, subject to certain
exceptions. The relevant sections were scheduled to come into force
in October 2016. However, the Companies House timetable now states
that the detail of the exceptions is still under development and
that they will announce the implementation date as soon as it is
Once the ban on corporate directors comes into effect, there
will be a 12-month grace period for existing corporate
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