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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...

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Latest News

Government proposes additional powers to intervene in mergers for national security reasons

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced proposals to update the merger regime to increase the Government’s powers to intervene where interests of national security are at stake. These changes will apply to:


Guidance on the stakeholder voice in board decision making

ICSA and the Investment Association have published guidance for company boards on how to ensure they understand and weigh up the interests of their key stakeholders when taking strategic decisions. The guidance, The Stakeholder more...

Data Protection Bill laid before Parliament

The UK Government has laid new data protection legislation before Parliament which aims to modernise data protection laws and ensure they are effective in the future. The Data more...

Recent Changes

3.4 UK Listing Authority

Updated to reflect internal reorganisation of the UKLA.

16.16 Accounting exemptions for SMEs and micro-entities

Explanation of the small companies regime expanded.

16.19 Strategic report

Expanded to cover the Non-Financial Reporting Directive requirements for certain large companies.

16.20A Duty to report on payment practices

New paragraph added on the Reporting on Payment Practices Regulations 2017.

16.20B Gender pay gap reporting

New paragraph added on the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017.