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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).

Share Ownership.

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 be useful.

Companies House
Companies Registration Office
Companies House
Crown Way
Cardiff
CF4 3UZ
Tel: (029) 2038 8588

http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/



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