Which minutes are approved at a Special General Meeting or an AGM when there has previously been an ...
Sounds like a tricky question doesn’t it? The issue is easy to understand when you understand the meaning of a “general”... 
Taking minutes of a meeting on a laptop computer...
Ann from Presque Isle, Maine in the United States has asked for tips about taking minutes on a laptop computer. The trick here... 
How long should minutes be kept in the archives?...
Terri of Cupertino in California, USA has asked this question. The answer is in two parts. The first is to do with legislation... 
Consent Schedules can save you time in meetings...
A Consent Schedule is a great tool to shorten any meeting Most meetings which people attend contain a number of items on the... 
Apologies – a cautionary tale – they are NOT a list of non-attendees!...
The issue of apologies seem innocent  enough but there can be a sting in the tail. Firstly, just what are apologies? They are... 
Casting Votes – when and how to use them...
Casting votes is an issue that has come up recently with a client. They sound simple but there is a little bit behind them. Firstly,... 
Check the chairs in the venue for longer meetings...
One of the important considerations for meetings which last more than 2 hours is the chairs. Many venues save money on the chairs they... 
Never meet in dark rooms!...
The level of light can have a considerable impact on the outcome of the meeting. The more light there is in the room, the more... 
How long after a meeting should minutes be sent out?...
This is one of the most common questions I receive. The answer is simple and clear – as soon as possible after the meeting. Business... 
Annual General Meeting minutes...
A question has been received about the minutes of an AGM. The minutes of the AGM are approved as an accurate record at the next... 

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