Although the role of the company secretary is now optional for private companies, additional, different and in some cases more complex obligations necessitate considerable skill to ensure a company meets the current legal requirements applicable to it under both the Companies Act 2006, and company law in general."Jordans Company Secretarial Precedents" is the ultimate companion and guide to the administration of both private companies (whether limited by shares or guarantee) and other private corporate bodies, including community interest companies and limited liability partnerships. With access to professionally drafted company materials, the user is assured that every document drafted will satisfy the stringent demands of company legislation. In this fourth edition, every document and precedent has been thoroughly reviewed to take into account amendments introduced by the new Act, such as revisions to Table A and revised statutory forms. There is also a new chapter on Community Interest Companies, the new legal form for social and community enterprise activities."
Jordans Company Secretarial Precedents" provides the full range of documents to allow effective administration of any situation, from registering a company to winding-up. The book contains hundreds of expertly drafted precedents, minutes and resolutions, statutory and practice forms, with concise details of their use and content. In addition, annotations provide cross-references to relevant legislative provisions throughout the book. The right precedent to use or adapt is not only easy to find but offers the reassurance that it has been drafted and used by practising company secretarial experts.A CD-ROM is also included containing all the precedents from the book allowing you to download them onto your own PC and tailor to your needs.
Table of Contents
Incorporation of a private limited company; Limited liability partnerships; Community interest companies; Alteration to memorandum and articles of association; Company names; Re-registration; Shares and share capital; Annual report, accounts and auditors; Borrowing and debentures; Dividends and loan interest; Directors; The secretary; Execution of documents and the company seal; Statutory and other registers and records; Company meetings; Electronic communications; Winding up and striking off; Appendices:; - Companies Act 1985 - Tables A to F; - Companies Act 2006 - Table A (interim); - Jordans standard form Memorandum and Articles of Association for a private company limited by shares; - Company and business names sensitive words; - Forms prescribed for use in connection with the Companies Acts; - Useful contacts.
Cecile Gillard, Head of Charities and Voluntary Sector, Jordans Limited and Peter van Duzer, Solicitor