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Author Ashton, Helen, 1962-

Title The company secretary's handbook : a guide to duties & responsibilities / Helen Ashton.

Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page Ltd., 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Books 24x7 Business E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 4th ed.
Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Duties of a company secretary -- Types of company -- Public limited companies -- Private limited companies -- Companies limited by guarantee -- Other types of company -- The limits of liability -- Formation of companies -- Checking company names -- How to check a name -- Incorporation -- Buying a company off the shelf -- Memorandum and articles of association -- Trade mark registration of a name -- Getting started -- The registered office -- Disclosure notepaper -- Company notepaper -- Directors and secretaries -- The first allotments subscriber shares -- Opening a bank account -- Selecting an accounting reference date -- Choosing an auditor -- Corporate governance and day-to-day administration -- Board meetings -- Keeping the minutes -- Statutory books and notices to companies house -- Corporate governance -- Keeping the statutory records -- The registers computer or manual -- Security -- Annual routines -- Accounts/financial statements -- Annual general meeting -- Annual return forms -- Extraordinary events -- Resolutions -- Board changes -- Share transactions -- Dividends -- Registration of mortgages and charges -- Resolving to change the company name -- Changing memorandum and articles of association -- Changing auditors -- Dissolution -- Dissolution of a dormant company -- Appendix 1. Copies of companies house forms referred to in the text -- Appendix 2. Useful addresses -- Appendix 3. Deregulation of private companies.
Note Print version record.
Summary A comprehensive guide to the main responsibilities of a company secretary. This work helps those setting up a company or acting as a company secretary get it right from the start - preventing problems arising during the day-to-day administration, and avoiding potentially costly omissions.
Subject Corporation secretaries -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Corporation law -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Business records.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Workplace Culture.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Corporate Governance.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Development.
Business records. (OCoLC)fst00842845
Corporation law. (OCoLC)fst00879728
Corporation secretaries. (OCoLC)fst00879772
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Other Form: Print version: Ashton, Helen, 1962- Company secretary's handbook. 4th ed. London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page Ltd., 2006 0749447559 (DLC) 2006012385 (OCoLC)65468487
ISBN 1429415207 (electronic bk.)
9781429415200 (electronic bk.)
0749447559 (pbk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000053249011

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