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Company Secretary Scheme

Corporate Secretarial Services

With the administrative burdens placed on companies today, we have developed a corporate secretarial service dedicated to assisting you so that you can focus on what you do best - managing and growing your business.

Our employees are vastly knowledgable in all aspects of the commercial environment, and can deliver a skilled, efficient, and insightful service designed to the needs of your business. We currently work with a variety of organisations - publicly quoted companies, private limited companies, not-for-profit companies, membership organisations, charitable organisations, housing associations and resident management companies covering a variety of company secretarial duties and support on corporate governance issues.

Whether you are looking for assistance during busy periods, permanently outsourcing company secretarial services or interim support to cover a Company Secretary on leave, whatever you are looking for, we can tailor our services for you.

In addition, we have forged alliances with commercial local counsel worldwide, so that wherever your companies are located, you can be safe in the knowledge that your centralised business decisions are accurately implemented by your local subsidiaries, and that your companies are complying with local law. We offer:

  • a single point of contact 
  • a co-ordinated team
  • centralised and accountable billing
  • a commitment to the tailoring of our services to your group guidelines, commercial objectives, and ensuring that our local counsel observe any applicable protocols
  • our entity management software which provides corporate secretarial info in more than 15 jurisdictions.

Annual Compliance

We support clients in more than 15 jurisdictions. The annual compliance service includes all those routine matters that a company would expect to occur each year in order to keep it in good standing, such as:

  • maintaining the company's commercial records
  • preparing and filing of returns with the local registry
  • issuing reminders of accounting deadlines
  • providing the company's auditors with access to the company records.

All jurisdictions have local variations in their requirements and we are able to offer a fixed fee charge for our annual compliance service, wherever in the world your entity is registered.

Corporate Governance

We can help improve corporate governance in your organisation with any of the following services: -

  • Carry out a comprehensive audit of your organisation’s corporate governance arrangements. It immediately highlights any potential compliance issues and problems with the company records. Corporate health checks are a robust tool for ensuring that your companies comply with any local corporate secretarial regulations..
  • Review governance compliance against a particular code of governance or listing rules.
  • Draft various governance policies- such as anti- bribery policies, gifts and hospitality policies, Committee Terms of Reference.
  • Assist with Director’s induction and development programmes - including compiling Board handbooks 
  • We can also review Articles of Association to comply with the Companies Acy 2006 and update Rules for Industrial and Provident
  • Board meetings - assisting with developing forward plans, drafting meeting agendas, collating board reports and attending meetings to take professional detailed minutes. Draft minutes are provided within 3 working days of the meeting.
  • General Meetings - assisting with or convening general meetings, drfating notices of meetings, proxy forms and any associated documents; we can also draft the Chairman’s script and take minutes of the meeting.

 

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Testimonials

 We were very impressed with the service we received. All staff were very friendly and helpful. They did not tire of my constant phone calls! 

Mrs L Carnegie, Conveyancing Client

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