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The Essential Society Secretary

Key points for secretary of a newly registered society

As soon as the society is registered the secretary must: Ensure that the financial year end chosen on the registration of the society is still appropriate. If not, file an application with the Financial Conduct Authority to amend ( At the first society meeting, choose the governing body members. The founder members who signed the paperwork on registration may act as the first governing body or choose to appoint others to take up these positions. It is usual practice for this first governing body to remain in p...

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