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          DWF Company Secretarial

          DWF Company Secretarial offers comprehensive support on a wide range of company secretarial matters, from routine compliance to more complex issues.



          DWF Company Secretarial has over 20 years of experience within the professional services market. We are able to offer comprehensive support and have extensive knowledge working on a wide range of company secretarial matters, from routine compliance to more complex issues. 

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          Key Services

          Annual compliance service

          This service covers all Company Secretarial obligations to keep companies in good legal standing

          • Maintaining your company's statutory books, including the PSC Register
          • Preparing and filing the annual Confirmation Statement
          • Preparing board minutes and supporting documents to effect routine changes to the company

          Non-routine board minutes and resolutions

          We will provide full transactional support, including:

          • Change of company name
          • Amendments to the company's constitutional documents
          • Cash repatriations, such as dividend distributions and capital contributions.

          Governance is the way that an organisation is directed and controlled.

          Strong governance helps boards and organisations to achieve their goals by acting appropriately and fairly.

          ICSA: The Governance Institute

          Company incorporations

          The incorporation service includes the following:

          • Same day company incorporation, in respect of all requests received before 12.00pm
          • Incorporation using DWF's standard Articles of Association, which have been prepared in conjunction with the Model Articles of Association.
          • Preparation of the company's first board minutes, resolutions and share certificates.

          Other Services

          Corporate health check

           A corporate health check / statutory book review is a useful exercise carried out to ensure that the information held at the Public Registry corresponds with our client's records.

          Registered office service

           Our registered office service includes:

          • The use of our Manchester office address as the registered company address.
          • Forwarding of all mail received to a nominated address as soon as possible.

          AGM services

          We can provide a full suite of documents for your Annual General Meeting, tailored to your particular circumstances. The documents that we can provide include the notices for the meeting, proxy forms, resolutions, minutes, chairman's script, poll forms and any other documents which may be required.

          Between April and June 2018

          There were 166,886 new company incorporations and 126,554 dissolutions in the UK.


          Laura Forbes

          • Head of DWF Company Secretarial

          Laura Jennings

          • Company Secretarial Manager

          Client testimonial

          The Company Secretarial Unit provide our UK group companies with a comprehensive compliance service. It's reassuring for us to know that our registers are being maintained in an effective way, and that support is available in terms of more technical queries.
          – Keith Reid - Chief Financial Officer, Forrest
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