Does my company need to have a company secretary?
There is no legal requirement for a UK private company to have a company secretary.
However all the compliance obligations that usually fall to the company secretary still have to be met. These include maintaining statutory books - for example registers of members, directors and secretaries - as well as monitoring changes in relevant legislation and taking appropriate action.
The articles of association of a company may though require that a company secretary is appointed. If you are forming your UK limited company with Lightwork Business our Articles do not require you to have a company secretary.
Public companies by contrast are legally required to employ a company secretary.
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