A significant challenge for companies is holding either director or member meetings given the Covid-19 restrictions. Everyone has embraced the new world of virtual meetings through Zoom, Skype, Hangouts etc. While these are useful tools for business and teams to meet, companies need to be mindful of the legislation regarding holding meetings electronically. Before a
Posts Categorized: Annual Company Secretarial Compliance
An overused phrase at the moment but these are challenging times we are living in. Most importantly, we hope you, your family and your colleagues are safe and well. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on how companies operate and so survival, paying staff and keeping the business afloat are always the most
The CRO have announced that they are unable to process submissions or answer queries due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are unsure yet how long this will last for (until the 14 April at a minimum) and what the impact will be on filing deadlines, company formations and other submissions. We will provide an update
The Companies House in the UK have issued an update regarding filing accounts. If it becomes apparent that accounts will not be filed on time due to your company being affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19), you may make an application to extend the period allowed for filing. Detailed information is available on the Companies House website.
The Registrar of Companies has advised that all annual returns due to be filed by companies between now and June 30, 2020 will be deemed to have been filed on time if all elements of the annual return are completed and filed by that date. This will enable businesses and their financial advisers to focus
Its that time of year with the 30 September 2019 Annual Return Dates due to be filed no later than 29th October 2019 in CRO. So with this in mind we highlight some issues to be aware of that could lead to a missed filing. Due to the change in the audit exemption rules, companies
Every January we set out ten points to consider from a company law and company secretarial practice perspective. These are practical points for all firms to consider that may bring some benefit to the services you provide. As always if we can be of any help please feel free to contact any one of the
A fear many directors and presenters have is missing the Annual Return Date (“ARD”) for a company. This is because the penalties are severe particularly for SME companies.
The Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 was passed on 25th July 2018. A commencement order was signed on 21st September 2018.
Every company is required to comply with the Companies Act and on an annual basis prepare and file financial statements and hold an AGM. Typically this is a service provided to companies by the Company Secretarial Advisors such as CLS Chartered Secretaries or the accountant or solicitors.