Company Secretarial

Adam Dann for Lovewell Blake

Helping you to administer your companies by taking care of regulatory obligations and dealing with common returns and paperwork

Adam Dann for Lovewell Blake

Many companies, whether they are small or international, require company secretarial and registered office services. We can provide a full range of compliance and advisory services to help you set up, register and administer your company.

Let us take the pressure off the administration of company management

Many international organisations utilise our Company Secretarial services to host and administer their registered office and deal with the regulatory obligations. We are also seeing more and more local companies take advantage of our incorporation and maintenance services so they can be rest assured they will not miss a filing deadline or submission date.

  • Incorporating new companies
  • Hosting of your company's registered office
  • Receiving, filing and forwarding registered office post
  • Registration of your company with tax authorities and for VAT
  • Preparation and submission of your annual Confirmation Statement
  • Dealing with statutory changes such as share transfers, share classes, directors and addresses
  • Advising on the set up and structure of your company.
Mary Schofield, Partner for Lovewell Blake

Different because you are

We pride ourselves on providing individually tailored services to our clients. Whatever your aspirations and priorities in business and life, we will be by your side with expert advice from local specialists. It is because your needs are unique, that the solutions we provide are distinct and personalised to you.

Our outsourcing team can formalise a company secretarial package to suit your needs, or if you just require us to host your registered office and ensure your submissions are drafted on time. Our accounting teams can take care of this as part of our general services.

Key partners and staff

Adam Dann, Accountant for Lovewell Blake

Adam Dann

Manager

FAQs

Are secretarial fees tax-deductible?

Where secretarial fees relate to the company’s statutory requirements such as filing their annual Confirmation Statement, ensuring director and Persons with Significant Control details are up to date, etc. the costs incurred are tax deductible. However, the costs of forming the company are considered a capital cost and so aren’t tax-deductible.

Where there are costs in relation to share restructuring then specific tax advice will need to be sought on a case-by-case basis.

What makes Lovewell Blakes company secretarial services stand out from other companies?

Rather than merely acting as a bureau or a registered office address, Lovewell Blake’s company secretarial services are ingrained within our accountancy and business advisory service. This means that the information needing to be reported to Companies House is not just considered as part of meetings or advice, but will form part of the work we undertake to ensure that all filings are accurate and made in a timely fashion.

What do secretarial services include?

Company Secretarial services include, but are not limited to, the below:-

  • Filing of the annual Confirmation Statement
  • Maintaining the company’s register of members and Persons with Significant Control registers
  • Appointment and resignations of directors and company secretaries
  • Change of registered office address
  • Updating details of directors, shareholders and Persons with Significant Control
  • Share transfers
  • Issue or restructure of share capital

Why should I outsource my company's secretarial work?

It is the responsibility of the company’s directors to ensure that company records and registers are correct and up to date. However, keeping on top of a company’s statutory requirements and ensuring all information held at Companies House (both that on public display and that held behind the scenes) is up-to-date, isn’t something which the directors of many companies would factor into their day-to-day duties. By outsourcing this, the company can ensure that deadlines for filings are met and that all information needing to be updated is done so. For example, if a director were to move house, although their service address on public record at Companies House might be the company’s registered office, a filing with new address still needs to be made to keep the company’s records up to date.

What are company secretarial duties?

Company secretarial duties are those which maintain the company’s records and registers to ensure that these are correct and up to date at any given time.

Wide-ranging tax planning and compliance services for individuals seeking advice and guidance from our team of experienced and highly qualified professionals.

Friendly and coherent advice and guidance on accounting and tax matters for small business owners including those starting out for the first time.

Established businesses requiring accounting and tax compliance services, forward thinking tax planning advice and the support to help your business succeed.

Our full range of enhanced corporate services aimed at large companies and those requiring audit, assurance, corporate tax advisory and diverse tax planning services.

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