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...

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Latest News

Board packs are too long and backward-looking to be properly effective

Board packs are too backward-looking, internally focused and operational to enable board members to engage in forward-looking and strategic conversations, a report by ICSA: The Governance Institute and Board Intelligence reveals. They are also time-consuming more...

AIM becomes an SME Growth Market

From 3 January 2018, the Markets in Financial Instrument Directive (MiFID 2), introduced a new designation of ‘SME Growth Market’ that operators of qualifying markets can voluntarily apply for. The London Stock Exchange successfully applied more...

AIM company fined for failing to disclose inside information

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Tejoori Limited, an AIM traded investment company, £70,000 for failing to inform the market of inside information as required by Article 17(1) of the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). The fine is 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.