Posts Tagged: Meeting Minutes

The ODCE issued a guidance document “COVID-19 and the insolvency-related functions of the ODCE” providing some helpful and welcome guidance to directors of companies impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Directors of companies that go into liquidation face restriction proceedings unless they can demonstrate that they have acted “honestly and responsibly”. Only a small minority of

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ICSA: The Governance Institute have published a guidance note on the electronic signatures and what companies and directors should consider when they are required to sign documentation on behalf of the company. The guidance note gives practical guidance on electronic signatures including: • Execution of Documents Electronically • Signing under the company seal • Minutes

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How to Register a Company

Are you a new start up or setting up a new company? If so setting up a company is the first and important step. Getting the company set up quickly but more importantly correctly will ensure you are on the right step to running your new business. We are experienced chartered secretaries and have all

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The rules regarding holding directors meetings and how they meet are provided for in Section 157 to 167 of Companies Act 2014. These provisions may be amended in the constitution of the company. Some of the main directors meetings default provisions are set out below as a guide however before any meeting is convened the

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Q&A – Member Resolutions

We are due to hold an EGM to amend our constitution. What is the difference between an ordinary and special resolution? Resolutions are decision taken by the members and directors and must be passed in accordance with the constitution and the Companies Act 2014. The Act defines both ordinary and special resolutions of members (shareholders)

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AGM & EGM Meeting Rules

The rules regarding members meetings are contained in Part 4 Corporate Governance of the Companies Act 2014. These meetings are important as the directors do not hold all the powers of a company and certain decisions must be referred back to the members for approval. Before an AGM or EGM is convened, the constitution of

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If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be “meetings.”  ~Dave Barry, “Things That It Took Me 50 Years to Learn The world of business seems to be obsessed with meetings. Meetings do have their usefulness

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