Company Structure

Directors and Company Secretary

Modern companies must have at least one Director who is a 'natural' person (i.e. a human being) at all times. The old practice of only having limited companies registered as directors has now been made unlawful.

There is no legal limit to the number of Company Directors that can be appointed, although a company's own regulations may regulate the maximum or minimum number of Directors. The latest Companies Act has brought in a new minimum age for a director (16 years old).

The old requirement to have a Company Secretary has become optional for private companies.