What is a Company?

Professional Development


This course provides an introduction to the incorporation, use and on-going administration of companies. In addition it covers the various entities involved and includes an overview of the consequences of incorporation and the potential issues that may arise.

Suitable For

New entrants into the industry and junior administrators.

2.5 CPD hours
2.5 hours

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Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Understand the process of and consequences of incorporation
  • Be able to describe the various entities involved and terminology used
  • Be able to explain the on-going administration requirements


  • What is a company?
  • Separate legal personality
  • Types of companies and characteristics
  • Members/shareholders, directors, company secretary
  • Company incorporation and the Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Share capital, registers, dividends and the registered office