View Author April 2021
Most start-up or small business owners will have heard of fiduciary duties. They may be aware that they are subject to them. Less frequently will they know what these duties actually involve and when they arise. This short article aims to provide an overview of how this topic applies under English law, showing that fiduciary duties can have a more wide-ranging impact on the conduct of those involved in the running of a business within this jurisdiction than might be realised.