Company Directors

Company directors make up the company board and need to adhere to key tasks

Company directors can take different forms – executive and non-executive. They carry out an array of duties like promoting the business, defining the organization's strategic direction and recruiting the CEO. In this part of the Knowledge Hub, we look at topics related to directorship and inspirational stories of senior business people.
A Guide to Director Redundancy

A Guide to Director Redundancy

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A Guide to Director Redundancy

Closing down a business can be a complicated process, with directors often overlooking the fact that they are eligible for redundancy pay. Gary Addison talks us through the small print

The Careers of the Founders

The Careers of the Founders

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The Careers of the Founders

From Heinz to Zuckerberg: explore the successes and failures of 33 inspirational founders in this visual, interactive infographic.

Setting Up or Altering a UK Partnership Business

Setting Up or Altering a UK Partnership Business

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Setting Up or Altering a UK Partnership Business

Setting up or altering a UK partnership business requires some practical and legal knowledge; these FAQs should help you get your company up and running.

​How to Add a New Shareholder

​How to Add a New Shareholder

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​How to Add a New Shareholder

Find out how to add a shareholder to your company and how to invest in a firm by buying shares. Before you do anything, read our guide.

Limited Company With a Foreign Partner

Limited Company With a Foreign Partner

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Limited Company With a Foreign Partner

What you need to look out for if one of your directors is based abroad.

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors

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The Board of Directors

What is the board's role, who are the members and how often do they change?

How Much Profit are Directors Entitled to?

How Much Profit are Directors Entitled to?

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How Much Profit are Directors Entitled to?

Company directors' profits explained: salaries, dividends and who makes the decision