Appointing the company secretary.
What does a company secretary do?
Every private limited company needs to have a secretary (and
at least one director).The secretary is the chief administrator
for the company. He or she normally takes charge of ensuring
that any documents which need to be sent to Companies House
are sent on time. The secretary can also be a director, and
therefore have the same responsibilities as the other directors.
If the secretary isn't a director, he or she is still is an
officer of the company and is responsible for its actions (with
the exception of the companies accounts, which are the personal
responsibility of the directors).
Secretaries are not generally required to own share's in the
companies that they manage, but there is nothing to prevent
them from doing so, and they often do.
Companies House produce a number of publications which may
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