The essential guide to the company secretary role for charities, Russell-Cooke videos 2023

The essential guide to the company secretary role for charities

James Sinclair Taylor, Consultant in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, charity law and not for profit team. Sukanya Ransford, Legal director in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, charity law and not for profit team.
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James Sinclair Taylor, Sukanya Ransford

The company secretary role is key to ensuring good governance in any sized charity.

The fundamental governance responsibilities are often shared between the company secretary, governance officer, CEO or finance director. This interactive seminar takes an in depth look at the role and the surrounding issues.

The seminar has a range of speakers including James Sinclair Taylor, Alison Sadler and Sukanya Ransford who will share their expertise and experiences on the following topics:

  • understanding your broader role
    • key elements of a company structure
    • role of members, the Board and the Chair
    • impact of Charity Commission on the role
    • key cases and changes in regulation
    • current best practice trends
  • core job
    • key compliance duties with both Companies House and the Charity Commission
    • updates to Articles of Association
    • trustee Induction
  • ¬†effective governance
    • key governance policies
    • preparation for an Annual General Meeting
    • common issues for membership organisations
    • board issues

Get in touch

If you would like to speak with a member of the team you can contact our charity law solicitors by email, by telephone on +44 (0)20 3826 7510 or complete our enquiry form.

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