Instant Company Secretary An A-Z Guide to Duties and Responsibilities of the Company Secretary

Heftet / 2017 / Engelsk

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9781854189004
Publisert
2017
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Thorogood
Aldersnivå
06, P
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Engelsk
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Heftet
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384
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254 mm
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156 mm
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Instant Company Secretary An A-Z Guide to Duties and Responsibilities of the Company Secretary

Heftet / 2017 / Engelsk
Company secretarial duties must be undertaken whether there is someone holding that title or not. These duties include ensuring: * 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 deals with the latest requirements, including: * Anti-bribery * Modern slavery * Gender pay reporting * Tax evasion legislation ...and the new requirements regarding Registers of Persons of Significant Control. Aswell as all the other key areas a company secretary needs to have knowledge of. The expanded A-Z format makes this book the ideal desktop companion for easy reference and a handy resource. 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.
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Covering the latest requirements including: Anti-bribery, Modern slavery, Gender pay reporting, Tax evasion legislation and Registers of Persons of Significant Control. Plus all other key areas a company secretary needs to know about. The A-Z format makes this book the ideal desktop companion for easy reference and a handy resource.
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Preface..........................................................................................................7 Using this book............................................................................................9 Table of Cases............................................................................................13 Agenda and notice ...................................................................................15 Allotment and transfer of shares............................................................23 Annual report............................................................................................31 Articles of Association .............................................................................44 Auditors .....................................................................................................49 Authority, control and delegation ..........................................................55 Board meetings ........................................................................................65 Briefing the chairman ..............................................................................77 Charging assets.........................................................................................87 Classes of shares and class meetings.....................................................91 Company Secretary..................................................................................98 Confirmation Statement.........................................................................109 Derivative claims.....................................................................................115 Directors: appointment, induction and evaluation.............................118 Directors: employment status ...............................................................133 Directors: duties and liabilities..............................................................145 Directors: payments, loans and interests ............................................162 Directors: removal...................................................................................168 Directors: types.......................................................................................173 Dividends.................................................................................................188 Financial year end ..................................................................................195 Forms........................................................................................................197 General meetings....................................................................................203 Gifts, ethics and Interests.......................................................................213 Incorporation...........................................................................................229 Memorandum of Association ...............................................................235 Minutes ....................................................................................................238 Names and name changes ....................................................................255 Nominee shareholdings ........................................................................264 Proxies......................................................................................................267 Quorum....................................................................................................273 Record inspection and retention ..........................................................277 Registered number and office ..............................................................289 Registrar of Companies..........................................................................294 Re-registration.........................................................................................304 Resolutions...............................................................................................307 Resurrection of companies ...................................................................316 Seal............................................................................................................319 Shareholder agreements .......................................................................325 Significant control registers..................................................................332 Statutory books.......................................................................................339 Types of companies.................................................................................345 Veil of Incorporation...............................................................................357 Voting and taking a poll.........................................................................362 Winding up..............................................................................................369 Wrongful and fraudulent trading ........................................................375
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David Martin, FCIS, FCIPD, FIoD is Director of Buddenbrook Consultancy which he founded in 1985 following a takeover of the FTSE250 listed PLC of which he was Director and Company Secretary for nearly 10 years. He regularly presents business seminars, has written over 60 business books, was for nearly 20 years a CBI member of the Employment Tribunals panel, a member of the Registrar of Companies Wider Users Committee and was involved in the consultation process that led to the Companies Act 2006.
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ISBN13
9781854189004
Publisert
2017
Utgiver
Vendor
Thorogood
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
384
Høyde
254 mm
Bredde
156 mm
Se alle
Forfatter