Once you register your company, it becomes mandatory to appoint a Company Secretary within six months from the date of its incorporation. The Company Secretary handles the administrative and regulatory functions that are governed by the law. He/she is primarily responsible when it comes to maintaining statutory registers and records.
Filing necessary documents such as annual return as per the law requirements and providing support in important meetings such as AGM are some of the primary roles of a Company Secretary. Paradigm360 can offer you such services on behalf of your company.
Some Important Roles and Responsibilities of Corporate Secretary
To guide the chairman and directors of the company according to the rules mentioned in the Companies Act, 2013. To make sure that the company will not face any consequences of laws and follow all guidelines explained in the memorandum. To maintain the Company Statutory Register and execute Company Secretary Audit of prescribed and listed companies when the date is due. To give legal advice on the company's rights when the court/law procedures take place. To make and maintain the annual returns according to the law and regulate other administrative services such as Pension and Insurance detail, VAT registration, PAYE information, Tax Record and Accountancy, Statutory compliance records, etc. To connect the investors, board of directors, and other authorities, and maintain such records.
Your company may wish to transfer shares or issue new shares to raise additional capital. Here at Paradigm360, we provide such services to assist you with the documentation and filings to be made with ACRA. We can also help you when an AGM is due and when you need to fill an annual return.
An Annual General Meeting (AGM) is a yearly meeting of shareholders, which is mandatory to be held within 18 months from the date of incorporation. The Annual Return is a statutory return that must be filed with ACRA every year within 1 month of the AGM. If you associate with Paradigm360, we can take care of all these essential formalities on your behalf.
Apart from that, our expert team of Corporate Secretaries can help you with,
Notices of share transfers Amendments to Memorandum & Articles of Association Returns of share allotments Notices of appointment, removal, or resignation of directors Change of particulars and registered office address, and many more. To connect the investors, board of directors, and other authorities, and maintain such records.