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Keeping your business compliant while you concentrate on running it.

Staying compliant with corporate governance and regulatory requirements is a time consuming and complex task. When company directors can be fined and face criminal prosecution if they fail to comply with the administrative, disclosure and filing requirements of the Companies Acts, it is not an area to ignore.

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Company Secretarial Support from Collyer Bristow

We can provide a dedicated company secretarial service, tailored to the needs of your business. Working seamlessly with you and any management team we will ensure your legal obligations are met annually, in a cost-effective and efficient way.

As well as supporting you in incorporating companies and undertaking any group restructures, right from the formation of your company through to any eventual exit we can provide you the following company secretarial services on an annual basis:

  • filing the annual compliance statement at Companies House;
  • filing the audited accounts at Companies House;
  • maintaining statutory books and share certificates; and
  • dealing with the auditors’ annual enquiries about contingent liabilities.

Our team can also attend and report at Board meetings, where requested.

Other optional services provided as part of our ‘virtual’ company secretary offering include:

  • Acting as your Registered Office, providing notifications of/forwarding service for post
  • Provision of service address for directors
  • Providing reminders for key filing dates
  • Re-registration of companies
  • Dissolution or striking off a company from the Companies Register or reinstatement to the Register
  • Reviewing existing registers ahead of a company sale
  • Changes to constitutions and members’ agreements

We only advise on matters of English law. If your issue involves another jurisdiction, we would be pleased to use our international network to introduce a suitable firm to advise you.

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Annual compliance statements

Audited accounts

Statutory books and share certificates

Contingent liabilities

At what stage is your business?

Each stage of a business has its own challenges and opportunities. Our corporate lawyers specialise in advising established businesses through to exit.

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You should be thinking about:

  • Staying driven
  • Implementing better business practices
  • Automation and outsourcing
  • The bigger picture – the economy, competitors and changing customer tastes

Learn how we can help

You should be thinking about:

  • Adding new products or services to existing markets
  • Expanding your existing business into new markets
  • Joint ventures and licensing opportunities
  • Acquiring other companies – competitors, or assets which will complement, or assist with the diversification, of your existing business
  • The funding and management experience to take the business to another level

Learn how we can help

You should be thinking about:

  • Reinvention and reinvestment
  • Succession
  • Exit strategy

Learn how we can help

You should be thinking about:

  • A proper valuation of your company
  • Optimising your business ahead of sale
  • Making sure the deal is structured in a way which maximises the upside, and minimises the risk
  • Your next professional or personal step after exiting the business

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    Company secretarial

    Company secretarial

    Keeping your business compliant while you concentrate on running it.

    Staying compliant with corporate governance and regulatory requirements is a time consuming and complex task. When company directors can be fined and face criminal prosecution if they fail to comply with the administrative, disclosure and filing requirements of the Companies Acts, it is not an area to ignore.

    • Key contact

      Sharon Fryer

      Sharon Fryer

      Partner - Head of Commercial Services

      ArrowView profile

    • The Team

      Our lawyers have the expertise and experience to provide you with creative, personalised solutions in a clear and understandable way.

      ArrowMeet the team

    • Our Publications

      Discover a wealth of invaluable guidance in the form of guides and brochures written by our expert lawyers.

      ArrowSee our downloads

    • Our insights

      Discover the latest insights and thought leadership from our team of legal experts.

      ArrowFind out more

    Company Secretarial Support from Collyer Bristow

    We can provide a dedicated company secretarial service, tailored to the needs of your business. Working seamlessly with you and any management team we will ensure your legal obligations are met annually, in a cost-effective and efficient way.

    As well as supporting you in incorporating companies and undertaking any group restructures, right from the formation of your company through to any eventual exit we can provide you the following company secretarial services on an annual basis:

    • filing the annual compliance statement at Companies House;
    • filing the audited accounts at Companies House;
    • maintaining statutory books and share certificates; and
    • dealing with the auditors’ annual enquiries about contingent liabilities.

    Our team can also attend and report at Board meetings, where requested.

    Other optional services provided as part of our ‘virtual’ company secretary offering include:

    • Acting as your Registered Office, providing notifications of/forwarding service for post
    • Provision of service address for directors
    • Providing reminders for key filing dates
    • Re-registration of companies
    • Dissolution or striking off a company from the Companies Register or reinstatement to the Register
    • Reviewing existing registers ahead of a company sale
    • Changes to constitutions and members’ agreements

    We only advise on matters of English law. If your issue involves another jurisdiction, we would be pleased to use our international network to introduce a suitable firm to advise you.

    At what stage is your business?

    Each stage of a business has its own challenges and opportunities. Our corporate lawyers specialise in advising established businesses through to exit.

    Learn more

    Phase four Establishedopen

    You should be thinking about:

    • Staying driven
    • Implementing better business practices
    • Automation and outsourcing
    • The bigger picture – the economy, competitors and changing customer tastes

    Learn how we can help

    Phase five Expansionopen

    You should be thinking about:

    • Adding new products or services to existing markets
    • Expanding your existing business into new markets
    • Joint ventures and licensing opportunities
    • Acquiring other companies – competitors, or assets which will complement, or assist with the diversification, of your existing business
    • The funding and management experience to take the business to another level

    Learn how we can help

    Phase six Matureopen

    You should be thinking about:

    • Reinvention and reinvestment
    • Succession
    • Exit strategy

    Learn how we can help

    Phase seven Exitopen

    You should be thinking about:

    • A proper valuation of your company
    • Optimising your business ahead of sale
    • Making sure the deal is structured in a way which maximises the upside, and minimises the risk
    • Your next professional or personal step after exiting the business

    Learn how we can help

    Company secretarial insights

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