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The end of the Brexit transition period on 1st January 2021 is drawing ever closer and as trade talks with the EU go down to the wire, it is difficult to know exactly what businesses need to do to prepare. However, business leaders are in agreement about one thing – no preparation is not an option.
The company secretary acts as the chief administrative officer of the company, and shares various responsibilities with the directors under the Companies Act. Private companies are no longer obliged to appoint a company secretary, although most companies continue to do so.
Successful community organisations across the country deliver important services to their communities year-round. Being involved in contributing to your community can be a very rewarding experience.
Company directors are responsible for the management of their companies. They must act in a way most likely to promote the success of the business and benefit its shareholders.
Every business can benefit from minimising its environmental impact. Complying with environmental laws and doing your bit to help the planet also delivers direct business benefits.
Successful companies use board meetings to create and improve key business strategies. A similar approach can benefit smaller businesses and strategy meetings in general.
An effective treasurer is a vital part of running a community organisation. But taking on the role is a significant responsibility, with even the smallest organisations facing financial red tape and tax regulations.
Good advisers can make a huge difference to a business. From the start, they can ensure that a new business is set up the right way, with effective financial systems, the right contracts and an understanding of the key legal issues.
The internet is probably the first place you turn to when you’re looking for something. The internet can help you find people, learn more about your market and keep up to date with regulations affecting your business.
Every business has an impact on the environment - and legal obligations that it must fulfil. The requirements are relatively simple for businesses such as offices and shops. Businesses in sectors such as chemicals and agriculture need to do more to help control the potential environmental risks.