Company Secretarial Services in Botswana

Company Secretarial Services in Botswana

What are Company Secretarial Services?

Drafting, preparation and filing of all documents stipulated in the Companies Act, 1963 including, but not limited to, board and shareholders’ resolutions, Company Forms and Annual Returns. Arranging, covering and recording minutes of Board and Shareholders’ Meetings.

Company Secretarial Services in Botswana

Desert Secretarial Services

MGKO Consultants Botswana

Grafin Accounting & Management Services

Staffon Botswana

Wealthpoint Consulting

Reis Company Services

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can be a company secretary in Botswana?

A company secretary operating in Botswana must demonstrate through a practicing license to be one of the following: A legal practitioner. A member of the Botswana Institute of Accountants. A member of the Southern African Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

What are the services provided by company secretary?

Maintenance of secretarial records, statutory books and registers. Acting as Secretarial Auditor, Advisor or Consultant. Filing of petitions before the Company Law Board. Appearing as authorised representative before the Company Law Board, Central Government, Regional Director and Registrar of Companies.

What does the company secretarial department do?

Arranging meetings of the directors and the shareholders. This responsibility will involve the issue of proper notices of meetings, preparation of agenda, circulation of relevant papers and taking and producing minutes to record the business transacted at the meetings and the decisions taken.

What is required to be a company secretary?

Candidates who want to pursue the Company Secretary course must finish their class 10+2 in any discipline except fine arts from a recognized institution. After that, you are eligible to apply and get registered for the first level of the CS Foundation Programme or CSEET.

What is the difference between a company secretary and a secretary?

While a personal secretary will be responsible for organising meetings, taking calls and dealing with everyday admin tasks, a company secretary has many important secretarial duties in the organisation.

Who Cannot be a company secretary?

In a private company, you can appoint any person over the age of 16. However, the role of a company secretary cannot be held by: The auditor of the company (this would constitute a conflict of interest) An undischarged bankrupt, unless permission is granted by the court.

What is the main role of company secretary?

Company secretaries provide administrative support and guidance to company directors. It is a legal requirement for all public companies to employ a company secretary. Company secretaries provide guidance to company directors about how their organisations should be directed, managed or controlled.

How many types of company secretary are there?

There are mainly 2 types of company secretary namely general secretary and administrative secretary.

What are secretarial activities?

The secretary is responsible for preparing minutes of the meetings, maintaining records, administration, flow of information/communication. The Secretary also ensures that the decisions taken by the Board are clearly communicated to various stakeholders and they are implemented.

What are some examples of secretary?

Secretaries work in a variety of industries where they complete administrative and clerical tasks. Common duties usually described in Secretary example resumes are handling correspondence, taking phone calls, greeting guests, writing reports, doing paperwork, and updating records.