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Company directors

Practical information and guidance on the duties, role and responsibilities of company directors

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ICAEW's guide to directors' duties

This guide provides an overview of directors' duties and responsibilities. It covers responsibilities in relation to insolvent or financially challenged companies, as well as penalties for breach of directors' responsibilities.

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Board Directors Training Programme

In today's complex and volatile business landscape there’s an increasing scrutiny on the role and performance of the board. In response to these increasing enhance your board performance with ICAEW’s new online programme. The e-learning provides a benchmark framework for directors to measure their own role and competencies, through the use of webinars, eLearning, case studies, and training films.

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Bloomsbury Accounting and Tax Service

Eligible firms have free access to Bloomsbury Professional's comprehensive online library, comprising around 80 titles from some of the country's leading tax and accounting subject matter experts. Find out who is eligible and how you can access the Accounting and Tax Service.

CPD Training courses

Stay on top of the rapidly evolving corporate governance landscape and discover how to be a high-performing board director.
Corporate governance courses


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