Welcome to Edis-Bates Associates

We are an independent UK corporate governance consultancy, focusing on:

  • Board performance evaluations.
  • Training and coaching for company secretaries and directors.
  • Consulting on corporate governance and compliance issues.

Our aim is to provide quality, hands-on practical advice and support.

The business was founded in 1997 by Jon Edis-Bates, who qualified as a solicitor and became a company secretary in the 1980s. Before establishing Edis-Bates Associates, he worked as group company secretary of Bunzl plc, Forte plc and Courtaulds Textiles plc.

Client Testimonials

Featured News/Blog

  • FRC proposes shorter, sharper, new UK Corporate Governance Code

    On Tuesday 5 December 2017 the Financial Reporting Council published its keenly-anticipated Consultation Paper on the Review of the UK Corporate Governance Code. The FRC has published a revised version…

  • Equiniti Share Registration Conference

    On 26 September Equiniti held their excellent annual conference, chaired by the amusing Steph McGovern (the business presenter on BBC Breakfast). There was a good deal of discussion about block…

  • FRC Open Meeting

    The Corporate Governance Code On Thursday 21 September I attended the Financial Reporting Council’s Annual Open Meeting. Apart from a general update by the Chairman and the CEO of the…

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