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Private Company Secretaries – What You Need To Know About The New Corporate Governance Regulations

As of January 2019, the largest private companies in the UK must report on compliance…

Company Secretaries Play An Integral Part In IPO Success

The decision to go public is an exciting moment for any company. It recognises that…

Conflict of Interest Examples for Board of Directors

Conflict of interest is a difficult concept to understand. Here are some conflict of interest…

Top 5 Tips for Choosing Board Collaboration Software

UK Boards need board collaboration software, as effective communication is a key part of their…

How Boards Should Define Conflict Of Interest

Defining conflict of interest is a challenge, as it can take many forms. This is…

Collaborative Software – Benefits for Boards of Directors

Collaborative software provides the support UK boards need today to manage the increasing, and increasingly,…

What Are Company Directorship Responsibilities?

Directorship responsibilities are increasing, in a complex and challenging environment. Accepting a corporate directorship means…

Board of Directors and the Conflict of Interest Policy

Conflict of interest is a deceptively simple concept – the basic…

Private Companies: Company Secretaries, the Chairman and Corporate Governance

The company secretary is responsible, under UK law, to advise the chairman on corporate governance.

Board Resolutions and Board Portals

UK boards may use written resolutions and pass decisions using digital communications. These require a…