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Company secretaries must learn to put themselves first!

This was one of the themes that emerged as Penny Thomas, Company Secretary at Shaftesbury PLC, spoke at the latest networking dinner of the Leadership Development Programme for Company Secretaries.  Company secretaries putting themselves first is not a message we often hear, or are prepared to promote. The term company secretary derives from the concept of

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Who really owns a company? Directors duties and how to stay out of jail!

I have just spent a very enjoyable two days in Dublin, working with clients in the Irish sports sector.  It’s always good to be back ‘home’, and Friday, in particular, was a historic day as Ireland voted by referendum to become the first country in the world to embed civil partnerships in its Constitution. This is also

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