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Company secretary eBooks

eBooks and eBook chapters on the role and responsibilities of the company secretary

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Company secretary

Chapter 14 discusses the role of the company secretary and their contribution to corporate governance.

The chairman of the board

Chapter 11 looks at the Chairman's role in governance and their role on the board and the chair's interaction with CEO, company secretary, senior independent director (SID) and shareholders.

Company secretary's handbook (11th edition)

An authoritative guide to company secretarial practice. Detailed commentary is accompanied by over 80 precedents. The 5th edition of this title is available through our Ebook Central subscription.

Effective boards and board meetings

An essential source of reference and route map for the position of Non-executive director. Contains case studies and checklists throughout. Chapter 5 gives an overview of the roles of the board, the chairman, the senior independent director (SID), the company secretary and board committees. The subjects of board composition, boardroom behaviour, conduct of board meetings and matters reserved for the board are looked at. Includes 'Checklist: for an effective board'

Dividend payments

Looks at the steps involved in paying dividends and the rules that restrict the amounts companies can pay out.

Company filings

Practical guide to company filing in the UK, covering when and how to file company information.

Company secretary's desktop guide (6th edition)

A comprehensive guide to the complex legislation and procedures governing all aspects of the Company Secretary’s role. The 4th edition of this title (2007) is also available from our MyiLibrary subscription.

Company secretarial

Guide to the duties of modern finance directors. Chapter 4 looks at the role, appointment and qualifications of a company secretary and company secretarial procedures.

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