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2021 Company Secretary Roles and Responsibilities - Online ( 1 Day)

Excellence in Learning
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2 days
395 - 795 GBP excl. VAT
English
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: 12/04/2021 09:30 - Online courses
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Course description

2021 Company Secretary Roles and Responsibilities - Live Online

Chartered Management Institute Recognised Training Centre for Director and Executive Training Courses.

This Company Secretary training course is designed for both experienced and newly appointed or about to be appointed Company Secretaries who want to ensure that they are able to provide the best possible support to the Board. For this you should know and understand the collective board responsibilities, as well as the individual responsibilities of directors.

The Company Secretary is an officer of the company and is at the centre of many decision making processes. He or she will usually also be a Board Director or a Senior Manager. The Company Secretary offers guidance to the Board and protects the interests of the company and its stakeholders. The Company Secretary is a central figure within the Corporate Governance function of the company.

This requires the Company Secretary to know and understand the collective responsibilities of the board, as well as the individual responsibilities of directors. This means you must become and remain familiar with all of the relevant laws and regulations, including the Companies Act 2006, the relevant aspects of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code and the new legislation in effect from 1 January 2021.

This course will clearly explain the role and responsibilities of the Company Secretary, as well as the recent Corporate Governance and legal changes effective through 2021.

To ensure that the participants attending this training course will get the maximum possible benefit from their time and that the discussions will be at their most effective; the participant numbers will be limited to a maximum of 8 attendees.

The course is delivered by some of the best Corporate Governance tutors in the UK. They are heavily involved with Corporate Governance at the highest levels and have a wealth of practical experience at their fingertips, as well as outstanding theoretical knowledge.

Formal Certificates of Professional Development will be issued to participants who successfully complete this training course.  These certificates will be accepted as evidence for CPD purposes by most professional institutes and associations, including the Law Society, the CIM, the CMI, the ICAEW, the Institute of Learning and the CIPD.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This course is recognised for CPD purposes by most professional institutes and associations including the Law Society, the CIM, the CMI, the ICAEW, the Institute of Learning and the CIPD. Formal Certificates of Professional Development will be issued by email to participants who successfully complete this course.

These certificates will enable participants to evidence the update of their CPD records. The workshop will consider how to best apply the knowledge gained by the participants upon their return to the workplace. This element of the programme is designed to maximise the benefits of attending and enable participants to make valued judgments when recording CPD activities

Training Course Content

The training course will cover:

  • Legal Framework
    • Applicable Laws & Regulatory Framework
    • The role and responsibilities of the Company Secretary
    • When is a Company Secretary required
    • The appointment and removal of a Company Secretary
  • Companies Act 2006 Requirements
    • Director Definitions
    • Executive and Non-executive Directors
    • Differences between the Officers of the Company
    • Appointment and Removal of Directors
    • Seven Statutory Director Duties
    • Director Liabilities, Insurances and Indemnities
    • Declarations of Interest
    • Director Pay
    • Director Contracts
    • Director Loans and Transactions
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Shareholder Communications and Relationships
  • Shareholder Dividends
  • Legal Reporting Requirements
  • People with Significant Control
  • Shadow Directors, Defacto Directors and Alternate Directors
  • UK Corporate Governance Code 2018, effective through 2021
    • Overview of the Code
    • Effective Boards
    • Board Evaluations
    • The role of the Chairman
    • Independent Non-Executive Directors
    • Board Committees
    • Director Induction and Development
    • Shareholder Relations and Meetings
    • Shareholder Dissent
  • Wates Voluntary Corporate Governance Code
  • Insolvency Act 1986and the Director Disqualification Act
    • Director Liabilities
    • Director Actions and Conduct before Insolvency
    • Insolvency Process
    • Creditors, Secured, Preferred and Unsecured
    • "Pre-Packs", Pre-Packaged Administrations
    • What you can and cannot do to try to save the company
    • Common Mistakes and their consequences
  • Board Meetings and Committees

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