Directors' duties under the CA 2006


This course takes a detailed look at the statutory directors' duties under the Companies Act 2006 and gives practical guidance on compliance with them. This course would benefit anyone engaged with managing or advising companies.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, participants will obtain a greater understanding of:

  • An overview of the statutory directors' duties regime and its interaction with fiduciary and common law duties
  • An understanding of how the seven statutory duties apply including practical guidance and best practice tips on compliance. In particular, the course will take a detailed look at:
    • the practical implications of the S.172 duty to promote the success of the company
    • the S.175 duty to avoid situational conflicts and the new independent board authorisation exemption

Authored by: Jackie Sheldon

Jackie Sheldon is a freelance senior lecturer specialising in designing, writing and delivering courses on company law. Jackie qualified and practiced as a corporate solicitor in a City firm before moving to the North West and working at Pannone LLP and Hammonds in Manchester. Jackie has been teaching for over 9 years, is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, has a Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Education and currently teaches modules on business and company law at undergraduate and post graduate levels.

CPD Points: 1

CPD Duration (hours): 1

Access: 12 months from purchase date

Price (excludes VAT): £35.00