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Rights and Duties of Directors 2018/19

Martha Bruce



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Bloomsbury Professional
14 February 2019
Boards & directors: role & responsibilities; Company secretary: role & responsibilities; Company law
Rights and Duties of Directors 2018/19 is a highly practical and comprehensive publication which clearly sets out the rights and powers of directors and their duties. Highly practical and comprehensive, it details each and every duty in relation to the core administration, compliance and disclosure requirements of company law and other closely associated legislation.

The 17th edition is fully revised and updated to take account of the wide ranging changes and new case law since the 16th edition.
By:   Martha Bruce
Imprint:   Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   17th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
ISBN:   9781526506689
ISBN 10:   1526506688
Series:   Directors' Handbook Series
Pages:   784
Publication Date:   14 February 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
1. The nature of office of director 2. Directors, the Board and the company secretary 3. Directors' rights 4. Statutory statement of directors' general duties 5. Breach of duty by a director 6. Statutory duties of directors 7. Accounting and financial responsibilities of directors 8. Directors' duties and the members 9. Directors' duties in public and listed companies 10. Directors and corporate governance 11. Directors' duties and employment issues 12. Directors' duties and the environment 13. Duties and the customer 14. Directors, creditors and insolvency Appendix 1 Checklist of matters to include in a director's service contract Appendix 2 Extract from ICSA guidance: a sample non-executive director's appointment letter (Guidance Note 111214) Appendix 3 CDDA 1986 Schedule 1: Matters for Determining Unfitness of Directors Appendix 4 Statutory registers Appendix 5 Inspection of company records Appendix 6 Companies Act 2006: statutory forms and fi ling periods Appendix 7 Schedule of recommended retention periods Appendix 8 Retention and disposal of records Appendix 9 General notice by director of interest in any contract of the company Appendix 10 Minute recording a director's disclosure of interest Appendix 11 Extract from Regulation 5 of the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 Appendix 12 Directors' responsibilities: statement for a non- publicly traded company preparing financial statements under UK GAAP Appendix 13 Summary of companies' accounts fi ling obligations Appendix 14 Qualification as a very small, small or medium-sized group or company Appendix 15 Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 Schedule 1 Regulation 3(4)(d) Appendix 16 Wording of special resolution amending the Articles of Association of a private company to provide power to purchase own shares Appendix 17 Notice of redemption of shares Appendix 18 Summary of procedural requirements where resolutions of private companies are passed by written resolution Appendix 19 Special notice to company of resolution to remove a director Appendix 20 Draft format for a written resolution Appendix 21 Wording of a directors' responsibility statement Appendix 22 Modern Slavery Statement Example Appendix 23 Extract from ICSA Guidance on Terms of Reference - Remuneration Committee Appendix 24 Extract from ICSA Guidance on Terms of Reference - Audit Committee Appendix 25 Basic contents of the written statement of employment Appendix 26 Sample disciplinary and grievance policy (a modified extract from the Acas guide: Discipline and grievances at work, March 2015) Appendix 27 Example of a whistleblowing policy Appendix 28 HSE's health and safety leadership checklist Appendix 29 Punishment of offences under IA 1986 Appendix 30 Schedule A1 to IA 1986 - Punishment of offences whilst a voluntary arrangement is in force Appendix 31 Extract from ICSA Guidance on Terms of Reference - Nomination Committee Appendix 32 Extract from the ICSA Guidance on Induction of Directors (May 2015) Appendix 33 Extract from ICSA Guidance on Matters Reserved for the Board

Martha Bruce FCIS is a Chartered Secretary and director of Bruce Wallace Associates Limited providing practical company law advice and assistance to both private and public companies.

Reviews for Rights and Duties of Directors 2018/19

Written with authority and clarity...this book is a valuable companion for in-house lawyers, company directors, company secretaries, and HR professionals * Review of previous edition * A welcome addition to the resources available to both executive and non-executive directors, as well as their professional advisers * Review of previous edition * ...a very useful book...well suited for lawyers, researchers and students...directors should have this book with them at all times * Review of previous edition * Rights and Duties of Directors is an essential guideline for any company directors * Review of previous edition *

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