The company secretary of a Public Limited Company (PLC) carries out a vital role. They have to be qualified and experienced in certain key areas. In any PLC, the company secretarial function is one that should be carried out with confidence, which is why outsourcing this role should only be done through a company which is fully accredited, reliable and professional. London Registrars ( is a corporate and legal support firm which provides expert outsourced support of the PLC company secretary role as part of its wider range of support services.

PLC company secretary is required to be qualified as a company secretary, lawyer or accountant, or have specific previous experience as a PLC company secretary. They can be a member of one of a number of professional bodies (such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland; the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants; or theInstitute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, for instance). There are also regulations relating to how long they have carried out company secretarial services for the company (or another PLC).

Considering the extent of necessary requirements to become a PLC company secretary, and the important responsibilities that the role involves (from filing accounts with Companies House to recording official minutes of directors’ meetings), many PLCs choose to outsource this function. However, it is important that the handing over of this vital role is done so with complete confidence. London Registrars, as part of its full range of corporate and legal support services, prides itself on delivering a PLC company secretary service that is fully accredited, comprehensive, reliable and professional at all times. Services include (but are not limited to) managing meetings of the board and preparing and filing the relevant notices; providing company compliance consultancy and corporate governance consultancy; as well as advising on commercial law. One of London Registrars experienced company secretaries is always on hand to advise on any matters pertaining to the PLC company secretary role and related issues, even at short notice.

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