The Instant Company Secretary

An A-Z Guide to Duties and Responsibilities

January 2018
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  • Published
    17th January 2018
  • ISBN 9781854189004
  • Language English
  • Pages 400 pp.
  • Size 6.125" x 9.5"

Company secretarial duties must be undertaken whether there is someone holding that title or not.

This book deals with the latest requirements, and the new requirements regarding Registers of Persons of Significant Control.

It provides essential practical, easily accessible advice and guidance to the wide range of important company secretarial duties and regulations that must be adhered to.

The refreshing no-nonsense approach tackles these challenges making it an indispensable and practical guide to the whole range of issues with which the person performing the legally required duties of the Company Secretary must comply.

The duties covered in this book include:

- Compliance by the company and its officers with all statutory and other regulatory requirements

- Maintenance of the statutory records and filing data with Companies House within specified time limits

- Interfacing with the shareholders or guarantors, convening general meetings, drafting and recording resolutions, dealing with shares etc.

- Servicing board meetings and compiling the legally required minutes

- Providing a company-wide focal point for legal matters and interpretation, and a logical point of contact for third parties

- Providing the board with accurate and timely advice.

This book also deals with the latest requirements, including:

- Anti-bribery
- Modern slavery
- Gender pay reporting
- Tax evasion legislation

David M. Martin

David M. Martin runs his own successful consultancy and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Institute of Directors. He is a regular seminar and conference speaker and has written over 60 business books. He helped set up and wrote several best selling titles as well as several others for the ICSA "One Stop" series. His latest books, The Instant Company Secretary, The Company Directors Desktop Guide, and The A-Z of Facilities and Property Management, are all published by Thorogood.