Outsourcing your company secretarial responsibilities lets us take care of Companies Act statutory compliance, leaving you free to focus on your business.
Under the Companies Acts, a number of general duties required for statutory compliance are enforced upon the Directors and Secretary of a company. We appreciate that complying with statutory obligations is a significant and time-consuming responsibility, which many business owners find onerous. Failure to comply can have serious consequences and can even result in your company being struck off. The prosecution of directors can also lead to disqualification for up to 15 years.
Outsourced company secretarial services
Outsourcing your company secretarial responsibilities offers a solution to this burden. Our company secretarial team based in Letchworth Garden City is updated with current corporate governance legislation in the UK so you can be safe in the knowledge that this important issue is taken care of.
This leaves you free to focus your efforts on the important part of your role, running and developing your business, safe in the knowledge that all your statutory obligations are being met.
We can provide a comprehensive suite of company secretarial services tailored to your company
Our limited liability company formation advice will take care of all relevant incorporation formalities and provide a company tailor made to your requirements of name and operating powers. Using our electronic company incorporation facility we are able to set up private and public companies within 24 hours.
Registered office facilities
All UK companies are legally required to have a registered office for all official communications. We can provide registered office facilities at our Letchworth Garden City office address as your company’s registered office and either forward mail to you or deal with it as agreed.
Maintenance of statutory records
This is one of the most important administrative tasks required by the Companies Acts and cannot be done properly without prompt and careful attention to detail and a sound grasp of the legal requirements. Our experienced staff can maintain the Statutory Registers of your company using our dedicated software.
Statutory filing requirements
Once a year your company must deliver confirmation statement in the prescribed form to Companies House as part of the Companies Act requirements. This is a snapshot of information about your company, its officers and members. We can prepare this statutory document for your approval and arrange its filing with Companies House.
Meetings and minutes
Generally every company must hold one Annual General Meeting (AGM) in each calendar year. Your company’s first AGM must be held within 18 months of incorporation and each subsequent AGM must be held within 15 months of the last. Our company secretarial services team can prepare the relevant draft Board Minutes, notice and AGM minutes.
Our experienced team have helped many directors get things right in more complex areas of company law such as company purchase of own shares, corporate reconstructions and share option plans.
The next step
To find out more about the company secretarial services we can provide for your business please contact a member of our specialist team.