• Statutory compliance services 
  • Board support and annual general meeting advisory services 
  • Pre-IPO services to listed companies 
  • Ongoing governance advice and support to listed companies

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Keep up to date and compliant with the legislative and regulatory changes that matter to you, while we provide all the support you need., regardless of whether your business is listed or regulated. 

Our large team of highly qualified professionals come with many years of experience in providing advice and guidance on company secretarial and corporate governance matters. 

Providing outsourced statutory compliance support was at the core of our service offering when we were founded more than two decades ago. Today, it remains a major part of our business. Our respected company secretarial team offers a wealth of experience gained from many years in this field. 

Services include: 

  • Company incorporations and dissolutions 
  • Registered office address and service address for officers 
  • Maintenance of statutory registers on an electronic database 
  • Maintenance of the company’s minute books 
  • Completion and filing of the annual confirmation statement 
  • Preparation and filing of local regulatory forms 
  • PSC investigation and maintenance of the register 
  • Provision of support for corporate transactions including capital injections, intercompany dividends, group restructurings, and share capital changes 
  • Drafting ad hoc minutes and resolutions 
  • Company re-registration 
  • Registering and satisfying charges 
  • Conducting health checks 

We ensure that your responsibilities as directors are discharged, by attending meetings in the capacity of the company secretary, acting as a trusted advisor to the board, and ensuring compliance with corporate governance best practice. 

Service includes: 

  • Drafting of meeting agendas in liaison with the chairperson 
  • Co-ordinating, producing, and circulating  board and committee papers 
  • Producing and circulating meeting minutes and action lists 
  • Attending meetings in a minute-taking and advisory capacity 
  • Acting as central point of contact for the board,  shareholders, and other service providers 
  • Providing advice on UK corporate governance and industry best practice 

Service includes:

  • Drafting the annual general meeting (“AGM”) notice of meeting and proxy form 
  • Liaising with the registrar regarding draft and final proxy numbers and circulating these to the board and other appropriate advisers 
  • Preparing and circulating the chairman’s script 
  • Attending the AGM and drafting minutes 
  • Filing resolutions as required at Companies House and uploading them to the National Storage Mechanism 

Services includes: 

  • Co-ordinating and drafting the Financial Position and Prospects Procedures Memorandum working with our team of specialist accountants. 
  • Providing general company secretarial assistance as required, including reviewing, and providing comments on the prospectus 

We offer high-quality advice and guidance to listed companies on corporate governance matters and will keep you up to date with legislative changes and best-practice recommendations that may affect your business. We work closely with boards of operating companies and listed funds to deliver a proactive and tailored service underpinned by technology, providing peace of mind to boards and shareholders. 

Services includes: 

  • Provision of a company secretary 
  • Attending meetings of the board and its committees in a minute taking and advisory capacity 
  • Drafting and providing input on terms of reference for all committees 
  • Preparation of governance reports 
  • Advising the board on compliance with UK corporate governance codes 
  • Drafting and providing input regarding  board policies 
  • Monitoring compliance with the ongoing requirements of the listing rules,disclosure guidance, and transparency rules 
  • Assisting in the annual board and service provider evaluations 
  • Drafting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Market Abuse Regulation regarding inside information, director / person discharging managerial responsibilities (“PDMR”) dealing, and insider lists 
  • Maintaining permanent and event-based insider lists 
  • Maintaining a register of persons closely associated to PDMRs 
  • Maintaining a register of director / PDMR dealings 
  • Coordinating the production and assisting with the drafting of the annual and half-yearly reports 
  • Arranging for the publication of other regulatory announcements to be made on a regulatory information service 
  • Delivering directors and induction training 

As part of the global financial services provider Apex Group, our clients can benefit from access to an extensive range of services and markets. 

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