Introduction to Business Structure and Law

About this Course

The structure of a business and the legal requirements for directors, shareholders and company secretaries are crucial; not least for Executive Assistants and finance professionals who often have to help prepare AGMs, business reports, prepare and file accounts and manage bank accounts, etc.

If you have, or are thinking about setting up your own business, this course will provide you with an essential grounding in business structure and law.

The Introduction to Business Structure and Law course is split into three lessons. The first considers the different types of business and the terms relating to each; AGMs, EGMs, the roles and responsibilities of shareholders, directors and company secretaries. In lesson two you will learn about business reporting, filing deadlines, accounts audits, contracts, bank accounts and loans and security. Finally, lesson three covers taxation, insolvency, employer obligations under the Health & Safety at Work Act and employment contracts.

Having completed this course, you will have the Pitman name on your CV, which is highly respected by employers. Like all our courses you can study at a pace and times to suit you, supported by our course advisors when needed.

Having completed Introduction to Business Structure and Law, you will be well-placed to go to take the Understanding Business Accounts course.

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Course Info

Duration AROUND 6-8 HOURS (Actual course duration will vary from individual to individual, based on prior skills and application)
Training Type Course
Study Type In centre, Online

Awards & Qualifications

Awarded 8 CPD points upon successful completion

Is this course right for me?

If you have or are thinking about setting up your own business, this course will provide you with an essential grounding in the basics of business structure and law.

Is this course for you?

Those who wish to start their own business, those looking for work, as well as employees who wish to learn more about business structure and law.

Awarded 8 CPD points upon successful completion
Duration AROUND 6-8 HOURS (Actual course duration will vary from individual to individual, based on prior skills and application)

Course Content

There are three lessons in this course:

Lesson One: Why different types of business exist, terms relating to business, AGMs and EGMs, roles and responsibilities of shareholders, directors and company secretary

Lesson Two: Business reporting, filing deadlines, accounts audit, contracts in business, business bank accounts, loans and security.

Lesson Three: How different types of business are taxed, insolvency, employer obligations under the Health & Safety at Work Act, employment contracts.

Course Overview

Aims and Objectives

The purpose of this course is to gain an overview of business structure, business reporting and aspects of law in this field.

Career Path

With this certification on your CV and further skills training, you could work towards a number of positions such as Team Leader, Manager, PA, Office Manager for example.

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites required.

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