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. 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

  5. Search for a trade mark

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

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

  1. Advanced Access Solutions GB Ltd
  2. Cutting-edge digital map to boost Midlands engine
  3. Musa Foods (UK) Limited
  4. British firms secure £2 billion of deals at Expo in Shanghai
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Research and statistics

  1. UK overseas trade in goods statistics: September 2018
  2. UK overseas trade in goods statistics September 2018: import and export data
  3. Additional statistics on breeding and genotyping of animals for scientific procedures, Great Britain 2017
  4. Exploring the use of trusts
  5. Building materials and components statistics: October 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Digital services tax: consultation
  2. Bear Pit Theatre
  3. North of Tyne Combined Authority devolution deal
  4. Women in Finance Charter
  5. ExtraCare: building better lives for older people
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Merger inquiry outcome statistics
  2. Organisation chart: UK Space Agency
  3. Meeting between the Pubs Code Adjudicator, Forum of Private Business, British Pub Confederation and Punch Tenant Network
  4. Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Tauseef Rashid 6 September 2018
  5. Insolvency practitioner sanctions: Darren Edwards 18 September 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. Natural England
  33. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  34. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council
  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