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Companies House

Companies House is the Government agency where all UK limited companies are registered.

There are more than 3.7 million limited companies registered in the UK, and last year over 600,000 new companies were incorporated with us.

We incorporate and dissolve limited companies, register the information companies are legally required to supply, and make that information available to the public.

Industry updates

Companies House doesn’t have the powers to investigate allegations of fraud, but we work closely with law enforcement agencies to help their...
Avoid accounts being rejected by Companies House Last year Companies House received over 2.7 million sets of accounts but 88 thousand were rejected...

Latest content from Companies House

Launch of the new Companies House public beta service

Companies House is pleased to announce that all public digital data held on the UK register of companies is now accessible free of charge, on its new public beta search service.

Filing iXBRL Accounts with Companies House - Accountants Case Studies

Let those who file iXBRL accounts electronically with Companies House tell you more about the benefits of how and why they do so. Please note: Companies House does not control or endorse the content of "Related Videos" on this channel, and we encourage you to report any inappropriate content using the 'Flag' button. Companies House is an Executive Agency of the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).