Role of the Company Secretary

The Purpose of the course

“We think you ought to be the Company Secretary because there is nothing to it!”

Don’t you believe it! The Company Secretary is an officer of the company with extensive duties and responsibilities. Woe betide him or her if they do not know what those are for, when the chips are down, ignorance of the law is no excuse.

Benefits for your organization

To find out what the role of the company secretary entails and how best it should be carried out. This workshop gives you a full understanding of the legal requirements and responsibilities of the role of the company secretary within an organization.

Who is this course for?

Anyone who has been asked to carry out this role or looking to recruit a Company Secretary.

Topics Covered

  • Business registration following the 1981 Act
  • Types of Company
  • The Memorandum of Association
  • The Articles of Association
  • Process of Incorporation
  • Common Forms and Returns
  • The Statutory Register
  • Company Searches
  • Meeting Law
  • Directors – Appointment and Dismissal

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

Understand what is required of the role of the Company Secretary and how best to carry this out.


” Very helpful for understanding the role and responsibilities, a must for anyone taking on this specific role” Mentaur Ltd

This course is available via the Chamber Tailored Training Service, call the Training Team for further details on 01604 490470






18th Sep 2019

Absence Management

Northamptonshire Chamber

09:15 – 12:30

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