compensation: ideally, the founding shareholders of a company must have the same remuneration in terms of salary and incentives, but if different functions and responsibilities are defined, the remuneration must be different; therefore, the importance of integrating this aspect into the agreement. You can choose to join your business to take advantage of the benefits of the company`s structure. In this case, you should establish a pre-founding contract to define roles, responsibilities and commitments before creation. While a shareholder contract may be executed at some point during the life of a company, the most appropriate procedure is to sign it before it is formed in order to lay the groundwork for the future relationship between shareholders and, to that end, to avoid uncertainties, disagreements and, on the whole, potential conflicts that could jeopardize the governance of the company. Another possibility is to execute this agreement, which coincides with the company`s own creation. The foundation agreement provides guidance to the people who will create the company in the early stages of its creation. During this pre-creation phase, major shareholder and confidentiality agreements will be concluded, which will have an impact on the operation of the company. If you decide that a pre-foundation contract is an appropriate tool for your business, use the services of an experienced corporate lawyer to create a trouble-free tool to get you and your business partners through the significant transition period between a non-integrated company and a registered business. It contains information such as the name of the company created, its purpose, the names of directors and executives at the time of the creation of the company, the distribution of shares and even the salaries of directors and executives.
With this document, you can certainly make agreements and make important decisions before you start your business as a business. Deadlock (or blocking) Rights: Deadlock`s right (or blocking) allows a shareholder to block (not authorize) any act/decision, which other shareholders agree 100%. If that shareholder does not wish to do so, he will not be executed. Percentage of equity per capital (z.B 20%) can be defined. This clause to protect the rights of minority shareholders can, for example, block capital increases, debt, hiring of staff, salaries, etc. If you want to start a business in the UK, these two documents are essential to the creation of the business at Companies House. The requirement applies to private limited liability companies or shares as well as public companies.