Working for Companies House

Career opportunities and workplace benefits at Companies House.

Apply for a job

You can search for a job at Companies House on the civil service job site.

We use the Success Profiles framework to assess candidates in a number of different ways, depending on the type of role and level you’re applying for.

Careers at Companies House

We offer jobs in a range of roles including:

  • digital
  • project management
  • policy and legal work
  • finance
  • customer care and administration
  • communications
  • human resources

What it’s like to work at Companies House

We’re an equal opportunities employer and value diversity across our organisation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

What we offer you

Flexible working

We offer flexible working hours where you can work between 6am and 8pm with no core hours. We also offer mobile working.

Annual leave

You’ll get 30 days annual leave (based on full time hours) and an extra day off for the Queen’s birthday.

Sports and social

If you join the Civil Service Sports and Social club, you’ll have access to our onsite gym. This costs £40 a year for Companies House employees.

Food and drink

Our restaurant includes a wide range of food and drink options. We also have a cafe lounge and discounted Starbucks counter.

Family benefits

We offer family friendly policies including:

  • maternity, adoption or shared parental leave of up to 26 weeks full pay, followed by 13 weeks statutory pay and a further 13 weeks unpaid
  • paternity leave of 2 weeks full pay
  • subsidised childcare for school holidays


Our main office is about a 30 minute walk from Cardiff city centre, with a free on site car park. There are many shops, cafes, restaurants and other amenities in the immediate area, plus regular transport links into the centre.

We also have offices in Edinburgh, Belfast and London.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR)

As a government organisation and a large employer, CSR is important to us. We support our local communities by fundraising as well as volunteering. 

Companies House employees have raised nearly £56,000 since 2012 and we allow 3 days each year to volunteer for good causes.

Other benefits

We also offer:

  • a generous pension scheme
  • training and development
  • fresh air coaching and mindfulness training
  • access to occupational health advisor
  • free eye tests
  • staff counsellor