ICS (Overseas) Ltd

Scope and Content

Corporate, legal, shareholding and financial records.

Administrative / Biographical History

ICS (Overseas) Ltd began as a subsidiary of ICS Ltd. Originally called ICS (Colonial) Ltd the name was changed to ICS (Overseas) Ltd in 1937. By 1981 it was a subsidiary of the Intertext Group Ltd and had branch operations in South Africa, East Africa (based in Kenya), Zimbabwe, Singapore and Ireland. Previously it had also operated in Burma, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Lebanon, Pakistan and Palestine. In addition, part of the operations of ICS (Overseas) Ltd conducted from the UK involved servicing students who were resident in other countries overseas. It also fully owned the subsidiaries ICS (Australasia) PTY Ltd and ICS (New Zealand) PTY Ltd. In 1982 along with The School of Accountancy (SOA) Ltd it became incorporated into one company as ICS Ltd. ICS (Australasia) PTY Ltd and ICS (New Zealand) PTY Ltd were to remain active.


Arranged by record type then chronologically within series.

Related Material

  • GB 248 UGC 233/1: ICS Ltd, 1890-present day;
  • GB 248 UGC 233/1/1/1/6: Minute book, 8 Dec 1959-21 Oct 1984;
  • GB 248 UGC 233/1/1/1/8: Minutes, 19 Sept 1967-21 Dec 1992;
  • GB 248 UGC 233/1/2/1: Company registration, 20 Mar 1912-1 Jan 1994;
  • GB 248 UGC 233/1/2/2: Property lease agreements, 1 Oct 1960-31 Jul 1975;
  • GB 248 UGC 233/1/2/3: Property leases and licence agreements, 4 Nov 1960-4 Jan 1994;
  • GB 248 UGC 233/3/1: Directors Attendance Book, 17 Mar 1970-13 Jun 1975;
  • GB 248 UGC 233/3/2: Corporate Reorganisation, 1 May 1968-24 Aug 1999;
  • GB 248 UGC 233/1/6: ICS (Australasia) PTY Ltd, 1922-late 20th century;
  • GB 248 UGC 233/1/7: The School of Accountancy (SOA) Ltd, mid 20th Century-late 20th century