A limited company must update your company secretary details if there have been any changes in his/her personal particulars. For person secretary, a change in home address, service address or surname must be registered with Companies House.
Similarly, if there is a change in your corporate secretary’s registered office this information must be communicated with the Registrar of Companies.
Not only it is required by laws that update your company secretary’s details with Companies House is compulsory but it is also for Companies House to be able to contact your company secretary for important matters about your limited company. If your company secretary’s details have changed at the same time your confirmation statement is due for filing. You must update your company secretary’s details first then submit your confirmation statement.
Appoint Company Secretary
Appointment of company secretary for a public limited company is compulsory and the person must have the required experience and academic qualification in order to fill in the position.
With effect from 6 April 2008, the appointment of a company secretary for a private limited company is optional. The person taking on the responsibility as your company secretary is not required to have the minimum qualification.