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

    Use the DBS Update Service to keep your DBS check certificates up to date or check an applicant's DBS certificate (used to be called CRB checks).

  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. Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)
  2. Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  3. Check if you can claim for your employees' wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  4. Apply for a coronavirus Bounce Back Loan
  5. Calculate how much you can claim using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
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News and communications

Research and statistics

  1. Trade and investment core statistics book
  2. Department for International Trade – Statistics at DIT
  3. Statistics on DIT export support objectives (2019 to 2020)
  4. Foreign-owned businesses in the UK non-financial business economy (Annual Business Survey): 2018
  5. A new framework for UK GDP: an update on progress
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Consultation on the Renewal of Analogue Commercial Radio Licences
  2. Global human rights sanctions: factors in designating people involved in human rights violations
  3. Sizewell C: engagement plan
  4. Capacity Market Rules
  5. Digital Regulation Cooperation Forum
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Innovate UK funded projects since 2004
  2. Innovate UK funding competition winners 2020
  3. Innovate UK transactions over £25,000
  4. PCA post processes 2019
  5. PCA pay policies
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  1. Competition and Markets Authority
  2. Innovate UK
  3. HM Land Registry
  4. Environment Agency
  5. UK Space Agency
  6. High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
  7. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  8. The Charity Commission
  9. Highways England
  10. Regulatory Policy Committee
  11. Export Control Joint Unit
  12. Government Chemist
  13. Sellafield Ltd
  14. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  15. Dounreay
  16. Forensic Science Regulator
  17. Radioactive Waste Management
  18. Council for Science and Technology
  19. Magnox Ltd
  20. UK National Contact Point
  21. Department for International Trade Defence & Security Organisation
  22. British Hallmarking Council
  23. Healthcare UK
  24. Office for Life Sciences
  25. Low Pay Commission
  26. Office of Tax Simplification
  27. Animals in Science Committee
  28. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  29. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  30. Single Source Regulations Office
  31. Defence Equipment and Support
  32. UK Hydrographic Office
  33. Military Aviation Authority
  34. National Counter Terrorism Security Office
  35. Low Level Waste Repository Ltd
  36. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  37. Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
  38. Forestry Commission
  39. Natural England
  40. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council
  41. HM Nautical Almanac Office
  42. Ofsted
  43. Migration Advisory Committee
  44. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
  45. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
  46. Ofqual
  47. Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate
  48. Social Security Advisory Committee
  49. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  50. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
  51. National Probation Service
  52. Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  53. UK Council for Internet Safety
  54. Insolvency Rules Committee
  55. Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
  56. British Cattle Movement Service
  57. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  58. Employment Tribunal
  59. Government Internal Audit Agency
  60. HM Prison Service
  61. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  62. Student Loans Company
  63. Technical Advisory Board
  64. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
  65. Veterans UK