Getting it right as an Academy Clerk or Company Secretary - London - 16.10.2018

"This was such a useful workshop - well organised and delivered. Wish I had done it months ago!
- Kerrie Jones, Anglian Learning


Are you an academy trust or establishing an academy trust?

Are you clear what the role of Company Secretary involves?

Our regular training events are designed to provide you with a comprehensive guide to the role of Company Secretary to an academy trust and include the following:

  • The legal framework encompassing a practical guide to how an academy trust should operate under its articles of association and relevant parts of company law
  • The specific role and responsibilities of a Company Secretary to an academy trust
  • The relationship between the Company Secretary and Clerk to Governors roles
  • How to convene and support member and board meetings
  • Decision-making in meetings and by written resolution
  • Keeping the right paperwork – company registers, agendas, minutes, and reports to Companies House
  • The rules concerning persons with significant control


Target Audience

  • Company Secretaries appointed by academy trusts who wish to understand how the role applies in an academy setting
  • Clerks to school governing bodies who wish to work as, or who are working alongside, Company Secretaries
  • School Business Managers or governors who are thinking about how to operate the role of Company Secretary to their academy trust
  • Multi Academy Trust directors who want to better understand their governance structure

Our training events are a great forum to exchange ideas and experiences with your counterparts in other schools.

Find out more about FASNA’s Professional Clerking Programme with ISBL and CIPFA, a new, nationally available development opportunity designed for those working in a clerking role. The whole programme is based on the DfE Clerking Competency Framework, and so applicable for clerks in all educational settings.



1:45pm:    Registration
2:00pm:    Start
5:00pm:    Finish


Date and location

Tuesday 16 October 2018
Stone King LLP, ​Boundary House, 91 Charterhouse Street, London, ​EC1M 6HR



​Discounted to £54 for Confederation of School Trusts (CST) Members and free for Stone King Legal Support Retainer Clients. Please log onto the Retainer Members Area for your discount code.


Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

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