Business and industry


  1. Get information about a company

    Get company information including registered address, previous company names, directors' details, accounts, annual returns and company reports, if it's been dissolved

  2. DBS Update Service

    The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service - register to join the service or check an applicant's DBS certificate online

  3. File your confirmation statement (annual return) with Companies House

    How to file company information - including directors, registered office and shareholders in your confirmation statement (previously AR01 annual return)

  4. Search for a trade mark

    Look up a trade mark to see if something identical or similar to your brand is already registered

  5. Find and check your business rates valuation

    How to check the rateable value of your business property - compare it with other properties, request changes to your valuation and challenge the business rates you've been charged

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Guidance and regulation

  1. HMRC exchange rates for 2018: monthly
  2. HM Land Registry: Registration Services fees
  3. Standard industrial classification of economic activities (SIC)
  4. Partnership pack: preparing for changes at the UK border after a ‘no deal’ EU exit
  5. Alcohol licensing
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News and communications

  1. DFID Ghana Deputy Country Director's speech at FSD Africa - SEC Ghana Signing Ceremony
  2. Testing new medical technologies in the NHS: apply for funding
  3. Global Radio Services Limited / Semper Veritas Holdings merger inquiry
  4. Bright Blue’s Women in Work conference speech
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Research and statistics

  1. 3D printing and intellectual property futures
  2. Quarterly Stamp Duty Statistics
  3. 2017 UK VAT-registered importer and exporter population (final)
  4. Results from the Northern Ireland Annual Business Inquiry 2017
  5. Monthly property transactions completed in the UK with value of £40,000 or above
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Proposed Work Boat (Code of Practice) Regulations
  2. Consultation on the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
  3. Small and Medium Enterprise Action Plan
  4. InSight: the Mars robotic lander
  5. Women in Finance Charter
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Insolvency Service customer service research executive summary 2017-18
  2. EU exit, universities, research and innovation: stakeholder working group
  3. UK Space Agency spending report: October 2018
  4. Charity reserves policies: demonstrating and building resilience
  5. CMA board: authorisation of staff at the CMA
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  1. Competition and Markets Authority
  2. HM Land Registry
  3. Innovate UK
  4. Environment Agency
  5. High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
  6. The Charity Commission
  7. UK Space Agency
  8. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  9. Highways England
  10. Export Control Joint Unit
  11. Government Chemist
  12. Regulatory Policy Committee
  13. Forensic Science Regulator
  14. Dounreay
  15. Sellafield Ltd
  16. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  17. Council for Science and Technology
  18. Department for International Trade Defence & Security Organisation
  19. Healthcare UK
  20. British Hallmarking Council
  21. Office for Life Sciences
  22. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  23. Magnox Ltd
  24. Office of Tax Simplification
  25. Military Aviation Authority
  26. Animals in Science Committee
  27. Single Source Regulations Office
  28. UK Hydrographic Office
  29. Defence Equipment and Support
  30. Low Pay Commission
  31. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  32. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  33. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council
  34. Natural England
  35. HM Nautical Almanac Office
  36. Forestry Commission
  37. Ofsted
  38. Low Level Waste Repository Ltd
  39. Radioactive Waste Management
  40. Migration Advisory Committee
  41. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
  42. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
  43. National Counter Terrorism Security Office
  44. Ofqual
  45. Social Security Advisory Committee
  46. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  47. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
  48. National Probation Service
  49. Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  50. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  51. Insolvency Rules Committee
  52. Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
  53. British Cattle Movement Service
  54. Government Internal Audit Agency
  55. HM Prison Service
  56. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  57. Technical Advisory Board
  58. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
  59. Veterans UK