Whether you are forming your first business or adding to an existing one, it pays to set it up correctly. Choosing the wrong business structure exposes you to unnecessary costs and risks.
The company secretary acts as the chief administrative officer of the company, and shares various responsibilities with the directors under the Companies Act.
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.