What is a Company Secretary and What Do They Do?
The Company Secretary is the Chief Administrative Officer of the company and shares various responsibilities with the Directors under the Companies Act. Private companies are no longer obliged to appoint a company secretary although most continue to do so. This is because the associated duties/requirements remain (i.e. if there is no Company Secretary then Directors must understand and fulfil responsibilities).
The Company Secretary holds a strategic position of considerable influence at the heart of an organisation’s governance. It is in everyone's interest to ensure the Company Secretary is the right person for the job, understands what’s involved and gets adequate support in their role.
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Attendance on this course will provide you with professional guidance and advice on how to achieve the right level of compliance and risk management indispensable to an organisation aiming to be effective and efficient. It will provide you with the skills and confidence required to work as a Company Secretary. This course allows you to enhance your skills and prove to your employer and senior team that you’re able to carry out your duties to the highest standards:
On successful completion of the course, delegates will understand: