Although by law you are no longer obliged to appoint a Company Secretary, there is still important company secretarial duties that every Company must ensure are dealt with in a timely manner.
These include creating and maintaining the company's statutory registers (including a register of Directors, Shareholders and Charges) and making all necessary filings at Companies House within the timescales set out by law in the Companies Act 2006.
As a director of a company, you are legally obliged to ensure that the company meets these obligations and there are severe penalties (including criminal sanctions) for non-compliance.
How you deal with these requirements will depend on your knowledge of company secretarial matters, time and resource availability, and the complexity of the company and its structure.
Our Company law experts provide a comprehensive Company Secretarial Service including the preparation of documents for filing at Companies House, the creation (or re-creation) of a company statutory register the preparation of minutes for all your corporate transactions and registered office advice.
Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your company secretarial requirements and how we might help.
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