The Role of the Company Secretary

Course Summary

This course is aimed at those who are looking to understand the role of the company secretary, how the role contributes to the effective running of a company, and how to effectively undertake key duties.


This course will begin by focusing on the relationship of the Company Secretary with the board.

It will develop your understanding of:

  • Company meetings and how to administer them
  • Record keeping and audit trail requirements
  • Statutory requirements
  • Corporate governance and corporate compliance

This course will also cover the following Administration functions:

  • Company formation
  • Company administration
  • Maintaining the registers
  • Dealing with the registry
  • Annual submissions
  • Annual accounts
  • Keeping up to date
  • Different jurisdictional requirements.

Course Benefits

Having attended the course you will:

  • Understand the role of the company secretary and how it fits with the board.
  • Have an understanding of the importance of corporate governance and corporate compliance.
  • Be able to meet the administrative requirements of a Company.

Tutor Profile

Angus Kemp is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has been involved in tutoring students in the islands for over 25 years. He came to Guernsey in 1985 after having qualified in Glasgow, and has spent time with Coopers & Lybrand and BDO as well as a spell with ICI. In 1995 he established Offshore Training Consortium in Guernsey, which was subsequently acquired by BPP, and in 2002 he founded his accountancy practice, Kemp Le Tissier. He continues to service his own clients and specialises in audit and assurance services, liquidations and general business advice. Angus’s extensive academic credentials include MA in economics and Politics, Postgraduate Certificate in Accountancy, and a Masters degree in Education.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Date: 7 October 2020
  • CPD Points: 5.5
  • Course Cost: £295.00
  • Course Length: Full day (09:30-16:00).
  • Location: GTA University Centre, Guernsey
  • Tutor: Angus Kemp

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