Companies House

Companies House is the Government agency where all UK limited companies are registered. Each year we incorporate over 400,000 new companies and dissolve over 250,000. We examine and store the information delivered by the 3 million companies currently registered and make the information available to the public.

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  • +44 (0)303 1234

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What you need to do from 6 April 2016 The government is committed to ensuring that the UK continues to be recognised across the world as a trusted...
In line with the government's commitment to free data, Companies House is pleased to announce that all public data held on the UK register of...

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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

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