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. HM Land Registry: Registration Services fees
  2. Register for simplified import procedures if the UK leaves the EU without a deal
  3. HMRC exchange rates for 2019: monthly
  4. Get a UK EORI number to trade within the EU
  5. Annual tax summary
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News and communications

  1. Sainsbury’s / Asda merger could push up prices and reduce quality
  2. Chancellor's speech at Make UK (EEF)
  3. UK welcomes Tech Rocketship Award winners from Australia
  4. EEF Manufacturing Conference 2019
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Research and statistics

  1. Energy, goods, and services used by UK businesses: 2016
  2. Forecasts for the UK economy: February 2019
  3. Database of forecasts for the UK economy
  4. Investment and risk monthly updates
  5. Companies House – Research at Companies House
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Review of Private Patient Unit (PPU) arrangements
  2. The Financial Services (Implementation of Legislation) Bill – policy note
  3. SIN Poland celebrated 2018 as UK-PL Year of Entrepreneurship, Science and Innovation
  4. Consultation and engagement: HS2 Phase 2a information papers
  5. Policy: HS2 Phase 2a information papers
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Innovate UK funding competition winners 2018
  2. UK Space Agency spending report: December 2018
  3. CMA board meeting minutes: 16 January 2019
  4. Competition law warning and advisory letters register
  5. Competition and Markets Authority annual plan 2019 to 2020
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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. UK Space Agency
  7. The Charity Commission
  8. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  9. Highways England
  10. Export Control Joint Unit
  11. Regulatory Policy Committee
  12. Government Chemist
  13. Forensic Science Regulator
  14. Dounreay
  15. Sellafield Ltd
  16. Radioactive Waste Management
  17. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  18. Council for Science and Technology
  19. Department for International Trade Defence & Security Organisation
  20. Healthcare UK
  21. British Hallmarking Council
  22. Office for Life Sciences
  23. Magnox Ltd
  24. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  25. Office of Tax Simplification
  26. Animals in Science Committee
  27. Military Aviation Authority
  28. Low Pay Commission
  29. Single Source Regulations Office
  30. UK Hydrographic Office
  31. Defence Equipment and Support
  32. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  33. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  34. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council
  35. Natural England
  36. HM Nautical Almanac Office
  37. Ofsted
  38. Forestry Commission
  39. Low Level Waste Repository Ltd
  40. Migration Advisory Committee
  41. National Counter Terrorism Security Office
  42. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
  43. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
  44. Ofqual
  45. Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate
  46. Social Security Advisory Committee
  47. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  48. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
  49. National Probation Service
  50. Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  51. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  52. Insolvency Rules Committee
  53. Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
  54. British Cattle Movement Service
  55. Government Internal Audit Agency
  56. HM Prison Service
  57. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  58. Technical Advisory Board
  59. UK Council for Internet Safety
  60. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
  61. Veterans UK