Company Secretary recruitment agency listing

Concerned with legal, financial and administration matters, the role of company secretary is to work alongside a company's director or manager with a view to ensuring standards are being adhered too. By law, a PLC is obliged to employ a company secretary and this has created a need for recruitment agencies to search for secretarial candidates who are ready to join their list of clients.

The expected salary for a candidate looking to enter into a career as a company secretary in the UK is around £35K. This is considerably more than those who work in an assistant role as these will usually earn in the region of £25K. With experience, salaries can prove to become quite lucrative with senior company secretaries earning anywhere between £50K-£70K with those in ftse 100 companies having the potential to earn £100K+. The job is predominantly office-based with staff expected to work 30-40 hours a week over five days. City based firms such as in London offer the best opportunity for high earnings with the best paid jobs being advertised here.

Entry requirements to become a company secretary are high with employers expecting a potential candidate to be degree educated before applying for a vacancy. Qualifications in law and accountancy are some of the most sought after, although corporate experience within banking, insurance and management are also looked upon favourably. Those applying to work for a public limited company must first become a member of the ICSA which is an international body for secretaries and administrators. This accreditation can be achieved through the Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme (CSQS) or postgraduate study and will also aid applications to private limited companies. This should help consolidate knowledge in areas such as governance and compliance.

Other qualities that an applicant should cover in their CV includes awareness of legal practices, excellent organisational skills and the ability to work in a team. A recruiter or consultant is able to assess these attributes in order to effectively recruit for their clients' permanent, temporary and contract roles.

 
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  • Executive Headhunters Ltd

    Executive Search & Selection & Headhunting services UK and Worldwide. We can help you fill those senior positions whist offering a discreet and professional service. Psychometric testing, Independent Reference Checking and a hugely successful track record in filling senior level roles across all functions and within ALL industry sectors.
    Coverage UK and International
    • Concorde HousernTrinity ParkrnSolihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
    • 22 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, Greater London, SE1 9PD
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Cheshire, Altrincham, WA14 4DF
  • PurplePower Recruitment Ltd

    At PurplePower, we work across multi sectors, with particular expertise in IT and Sales. We believe in getting the culture fit right and in quality over quantity every time. We are expert at matching your requirements to the perfect candidate, working the right time frame for you, quickly and efficiently.
    Coverage East Anglia, London, The Home Counties
    • Milton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 0FZ
    • 50 Orchard Road, West London, Brentford, TW8 0QU
  • TalentQuest Ltd

    In order to fill your permanent, temporary or contract needs in the Executive & Management sector, Talent Quest strategically advertise online and offline, and our bespoke recruitment solutions attract talent nationally. With previous clients including YouGov, we assist with finding staff for your roster including Finance Managers, Interim Managers and HR Directors. As respected REC members we have been successfully recruiting since 2009.
    Coverage UK wide and Europe
    • Central House, 1 Ballards Lane, London, Finchley, N3 1LQ
    • 40 Princess Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 6DE
  • Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

    From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    17 Offices Nationwide
  • Elite Employee Ltd

    Elite Executive is a South East search and select agency that can source C-Suite level professionals for senior roles in all industries. We dedicate a specialist Headhunting division to attracting executive personnel from Marketing Managers to Finance Directors. No matter the size of your organisation, we can deliver solutions that are designed to add real value to your operations.
    Coverage Southern England and Home Counties.
    • London Office, Russell Road, London, E16 3QS
    • The Oast House, Stapeley Manor, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1JE
  • Cottrell Moore Ltd

    Executive roles require more than just academic achievements and our in-depth recruitment techniques ensure we uncover professionals with the experience and personal attributes to become a leader in your business. Recruiting nationwide for permanent vacancies, we cover all roles from Board Level to Management, incorporating our complete competency-based service that includes psychometric testing, training plans and assessment centres.
    Coverage East Anglia, Home Counties and South East
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    • Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7SX
    • Bury ST Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2AA
    • Unit 3, 47 Knightsdale Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 4JJ
    • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4EH
    • Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 0BU
    • Stansted, Essex, CM24 1RW
    • Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0AA
    • Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL
    • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB10 1HH
    • Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7QA
  • Aeropeople Limited

    Aeropeople offer an Executive Search and Selection capability, specifically focused on high end headhunting methodology particularly successful for executive and senior roles. With REC accreditation and a proven track record, you can rely on us to deliver the candidates that are best suited to your needs.
    Coverage UK wide and International
    • The Quorum, Barnwell Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8RE
  • Badger Associates Ltd

    For 14 years the name Badger Associates has been synonymous with identifying the finest Executive people around the UK who want to live and work in East Anglia. Headhunting is our forte.
    Coverage Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex
    • Pottergate Street, Aslacton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2JU
  • OMNI Search & Selection

    Executive and Management staff are important hires for our clients and this is why they trust in our headhunting techniques to source the right staff for them. Omni Search & Selection tailor the service to the exact needs of an organisation, providing a personal and professional approach that allows us to supply exemplary personnel such as Vice President, Executive Director and Hedge Fund COO. We address permanent positions nationwide.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Highwoods, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6AX
  • Catermatch Solutions

    With a focus on speed, efficiency and quality, Catermatch Solutions are experienced recruiters of Executive/Management staff throughout the UK. From our North West office, we can supply a range of high quality candidates nationwide such as General Managers, HR Directors and Company Secretaries. We have a database of pre-screened and skill tested professionals who we guarantee will be an asset to your organisation.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 40 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DE
  • Buchan and London Recruitment Ltd

    Only the highest quality professionals are expected for our clients' Executive positions and at Buchan and London recruitment, we have the knowledge and resources to provide exactly that. From Sales Directors to General Managers, our database and industry contacts allow us to uncover personnel that will be inaccessible to your competitors. We work nationwide and fill permanent positions in Board Level and Management roles.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Howard House, 110 Brooker Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JH
  • Sarah Harvey Recruitment Limited

    Sarah Harvey Recruitment has been established for over 20 years specialising in Commercial, Technical, Healthcare and Executive recruitment. Based in Leamington, Sarah Harvey have developed a reputation as a hard working, honest and professional consultancy.
    Coverage UK, Europe.
    • 37 Chandos Street, Leamington Spa, Midlands, Warwickshire, CV32 4RL
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotlandís largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SMEís to major multinational Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Halo Personnel Ltd

    99% of our new business comes from word-of-mouth recommendations - we really think this speaks for itself - we recruit the kinds of people that we would have working in our business, if we don't think they're up to it then we just won't send their details; we don't like wasting your time, and especially not our own! we're down to earth and honest recruiters, independent and flexible with how we can work for you - Trust us, you won't regret it!
    Coverage UK Wide
    • BBIC, Innovation way, South Yorkshire, Barnsley, Yorkshire, S75 1JL
  • HRGO Recruitment Limited

    From Area Managers to Sales Directors, Store Managers to Operations Directors, whatever your need is, HR GO Recruitment have the answer. Our consultants are highly experienced in dealing with senior vacancies, understanding how each role is crucial to each company. Our impressive industry portfolio spans over 60 years, a longevity which proves as a statement to our supreme service.
    Coverage All locations in in England and scotland
    20 Offices Nationwide
  • Hammond Clarke

    Not all candidates make natural leaders, but at Hammond Clarke we have the experience and tools to find the best Executive and Management staff in the industry. With expertise in the City of London and South East, we source Management and Board Room professionals such as Area Managers, GMs and Commercial Directors from across the UK. We are REC members and fully adept at using social media and job boards to fill your next management vacancy.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
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    • 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
    • Hammond Clarke House, Russell Close, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 9EF
    • First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP
    • Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
  • Wild Recruitment

    Wild Recruitment are experts at supplying in demand Executive staff for our clients in Hampshire and Dorset. From Board Level to Interim Management, we address all Executive/Management positions including General Managers, Financial Controllers and Sales Directors. Our ability to utilise social media, job boards, LinkedIn and our unique database, makes us a complete recruitment service that can find the staff most suited to your organisation.
    Coverage Hampshire and Dorset
    • 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
    • Suite 1, First Floor, Latimer House, 42-44 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BT
    • Technology House, 152 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 1LH

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