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Role of the company secretary

The company secretary acts as the chief administrative officer of the company, and shares various responsibilities with the directors under the Companies Act. Private companies are no longer obliged to

Your website strategy

A website lets you put your business in front of a global audience. It will help you find new clients, boost revenue, cut costs and build better relationships with both

Using the internet for research

The internet is probably the first place you turn to when you’re looking for something. The internet can help you find people, learn more about your market and keep up

Directors’ responsibilities

Company directors are responsible for the management of their companies. They must act in a way most likely to promote the success of the business and benefit its shareholders. They

Getting the most from your IT system

Business technology offers improved communication, better collaboration, more effective marketing and comprehensive financial management. Easier communication Working together Customer intelligence Marketing Track your finances Get your business online Getting help