About Companies

Limited company directors

A director is someone who manages the day-to-day aspects of running of a limited company, which includes all operational, financial and administrative duties. Along with company secretaries, directors are also referred to as “officers”. Directors are appointed by the shareholders or guarantors (“members”) who own the company. In many cases, particularly small companies, members assume…

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Companies limited by guarantee

Limited by guarantee companies are an alternative type of business structure that are normally used by non-profit organisations. They don’t have share capital or shareholders. Instead, they are owned by one or more guarantors, each of whom guarantees a fixed sum of money to the business in the event of insolvency. Typically, guarantors do not take any profit from the…

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