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. Alcohol licensing
  5. Prepare a charity annual return
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News and communications

  1. UK trade with Canada up 14% since new free trade agreement introduced
  2. Energy infrastructure development application: King’s Lynn, Norfolk gas fired power station, decision on variation to section 36 consent
  3. Rentokil Initial / Cannon Hygiene merger inquiry
  4. New measures to tackle international money laundering
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Research and statistics

  1. National Minimum Wage: Low Pay Commission 2018 Report
  2. UK private rented sector: 2018
  3. Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science – Research at Cefas
  4. Regional trade statistics third quarter 2018: accompanying tables
  5. UK regional trade in goods statistics: third quarter 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Limited partnerships: reform of limited partnership law
  2. Port facility security officer training: list of approved training providers
  3. UK goods and services schedules at the WTO
  4. Contracts for Difference
  5. Oxford Photovoltaics: a shining light in solar cell innovation
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Organisation chart: UK Space Agency
  2. Claims Management Regulator: enforcement actions April 2018 to March 2019
  3. UK Space Agency Corporate Plan 2018-19
  4. Animals in Science Regulation Unit annual report 2017
  5. UKEF's implementation of the Equator Principles (1st November 2017 - 31st October 2018)
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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. Radioactive Waste Management
  39. Low Level Waste Repository Ltd
  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. UK Council for Internet Safety
  59. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
  60. Veterans UK