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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

Guidance on powers of attorney

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) and the United Kingdom Regulators' Network (UKRN) have published guidance to help companies understand what the law requires of them when customers or clients have executed a power of attorney. The more...

Corporate transparency and Companies House register reform

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a consultation, Corporate Transparency and Register Reform, which proposes more...

Recent Changes

11.17 Directors' duties under the Companies Act 2006

Coverage of various duties under the Act expanded.

Chapter 12 Corporate Governance

Paragraphs 12.3 to 12.13 updated to give greater prominence to the requirements of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code.

12.27A Statement of corporate governance arrangements by large unlisted companies

New paragraph added dealing with corporate governance for large private and unlisted companies.

12.27B Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies

New paragraph added dealing with the Wates Principles.

16.1.3 Financial Reporting Council

New paragraph added setting out the existing responsibilities of the FRC.