Company Secretarial Practice (CSP) : Online Company Law and Corporate Governance Resource

Company Secretarial Practice Online

The UK’s leading company secretarial information resource. CSP gives you detailed explanation and commentary on all aspects of company law and corporate governance, covering all the events that can occur in the life of a UK limited company from incorporation through to winding up. View more...

Why register with CSP Online?

  • Detailed search of legislation and commentary
  • Add your own bookmarks, comments and notes
  • Download chapters and precedents and save to your own device

Latest News

ICSA comments on corporate governance consultation

ICSA has published its response to the Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC’s) consultation on Proposed more...

Re-classification or conversion of shares

One of the most common questions we get at the ICSA Inquiry Service is how to convert shares from one class to another. Typically, the company concerned has just one class of ordinary shares and wants to divide them up into one or more different classes. more...

New protection against identity fraud for company directors

Company directors are twice as likely to be victims of identity fraud, according to a Government press release announcing new laws to allow directors (and others) to remove their usual residential address from the public register held by Companies more...

Recent Changes

12.2 The 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code

Updated to reflect the Listing Rule requirement to report on the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code. Also all links to Code principles and provisions throughout CSPO have been updated to refer to the 2016 Code.

12.4A Stakeholder voice in board decision making

New paragraph dealing with the 2017 guidance issued by ICSA and the Investment Association.

12.17 Corporate governance: Guidance on remuneration

Updated to reflect the Investment Association's 2017 Principles of Remuneration and issues of concern for 2018 AGMs.

12.20 Corporate Governance: Financial reporting requirements

Updated to reflect the FRC's October 2017 advice on the annual report and accounts of quoted companies.

12.25 Stewardship Code

Updated to reflect latest information about the FRC's tiering exercise for Code signatories and the joint report issued by the PLSA and Investment Association in September 2017 on Stewardship in Practice.