What is an AGM, when do AGMs happen and more questions answered.

What is an AGM? The Complete Guide

The annual general meeting (AGM) is a firm fixture in the calendar of UK public ...

Types of Shareholders: Legal v Beneficial

There are key differences between Legal Shareholders, and Beneficial Shareholders. When it comes to holding ...

Alphabet shares for companies

How and why companies should use alphabet shares

The ownership of a limited company is divided up into shares. These are portions of ...

Registering a company in the UK.. Properly!

Registering a company in the UK is not expensive and we regularly see offers stating ...

AGM

AGM’s – adopting financial statements as the first resolution

To receive, or not to receive, that isn’t the question A company’s articles of association ...

Articles of association

Updating companies’ articles of associations to be compliant with 2006 regulations

The UK was one of the first countries to establish rules for the operation of ...

Keeping statutory books up to date

Why you need to keep statutory books up to date

All businesses know the importance of keeping accurate and up-to-date records. But when it involves ...

Corporate Re-domiciliation

As part of the 2021 budget, the chancellor has launched a consultation with UK companies ...

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What do you do on the death of a company director?

A successful business needs to plan for every eventuality, and while it is difficult to ...

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AI transcripts v minutes – what’s the best way to record your meeting?

With many traditional administrative tasks being taken over by tech, is there still a place ...

MSP FIT Programme Flyer

MSP Fit Programme Flyer Offer copy PDF The MSP FIT Programme offers a complete review ...

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AGMs vs EGMs – what is the difference?

Shareholder meetings are an important means of enabling transparency and accountability over company policies and ...

What is the ICO Data Protection Fee?

The ICO fee MSP Often, in our capacity as a corporate secretariat, MSP is asked ...

Suzanne Alves – New senior hire

New senior hire for MSP in London   8th November 2021 - MSP Secretaries is delighted to announce ...

7 benefits of a long-serving director

A company’s board is its heart – and what goes on in the boardroom will ...

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5 tips for effective subsidiary management

As the global marketplace continues to expand, businesses are looking to all corners of the ...

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The art of minute writing

What is minute writing? The art of minute writing is exactly that, an art. Our ...

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10 tips to choose the best company name

The name you pick for your business can have a huge impact on the way ...

MSP Secretaries

John Stuttaford

Press Release, 31st August 2021 MSP Secretaries and Share Registrars are sad to announce the ...

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Virtual Board Meetings – 10 tips to make them a success

Ever since the pandemic took hold, businesses have had to adapt to running mostly online. ...

Statutory books

Things to consider when selling a business: Statutory books

So, you've decided to sell your company. Congratulations! Selling a business is a significant milestone ...

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Why Do I Need A Registered Office?

“A company must at all times have a registered office to which all communications and ...

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5 Benefits of Outsourcing Company Secretarial Services

Answer these questions honestly. Do you spend too much time looking for effective ways of ...

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Share certificate guide – what you need to know

Following on from our guide to limited company shares,  this piece will lay out all you ...

Limited Company Shares

Limited Company Shares Explained

Following on from our guide to forming a UK company, this explanatory guide will go ...

How to form a company

How to form a company in the UK – a quick guide

This guide will answer pertinent questions around company formation, including, ‘What types of companies are ...

BOARD EVALUATIONS FOR AIM COMPANIES

As part of our providing advisory support to assist AIM Company compliance with QCA Corporate ...

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Making Tax Digital – The journey so far

Making Tax Digital (MTD) has been active since the 1st April 2019, however it is ...

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AGM NOTICE PERIODS – HOW LONG IS 21 DAYS?

AGM season is on us and, yet again, the notice period is the subject of ...

Money

EMPLOYMENT ALLOWANCE CHANGES FROM 2020

From April 2020 the Employment Allowance is changing, restricting it to smaller companies who have ...

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RISING PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS: OUR ADVICE TO EMPLOYERS

What are the most recent changes to the minimum pension contributions? As of 6th April ...

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PAYSLIP PROGRESS

When are the changes to payslips being enforced? From the start of the new tax ...

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RISING EMPLOYEE AUTO ENROLMENT PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS

What dates are important regarding the minimum pension contribution? Since April 2018 the minimum pension ...

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MAKING TAX DIGITAL

Are you aware of the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) by the UK Government? ...

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NEW UK CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CODE

On 16th July 2018 the FRC published a new version of the UK Corporate Governance ...

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AIM Companies – Corporate Governance

AIM companies to be required to apply a recognised corporate governance code The London Stock ...

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SHARES AND SECURITY

Are your shares in the saddle? Good cyber security goes hand in glove with adhering ...

GDPR COMPLIANCE

A worrying report was released a few months ago stating that almost one in four ...

Money

MINIMUM PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS INCREASE

Over the course of the next two years, by law minimum pension contributions will increase. ...

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WATCH OUT FOR GDPR

Whilst there has been a steady stream of bureaucratic work loaded onto businesses over recent ...

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THE MSP TEAM IS UP AND RUNNING

On Sunday the 13th May staff from MSP and Share Registrars are joining forces and will be ...

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RISING RATES- NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES

From the 1st April 2018 new rates have been applied for the National Minimum Wage ...