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The stories of successful businesses and the impact they have had in the UK.

The companies register: the coronation years

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As the nation celebrates the coronation of King Charles III, we take a look at how the Companies House register looked in past coronation years of our 179-year history. From the Edwardian era to Queen Elizabeth II, find out how the company register has changed over time

How leading football finance expert Kieran Maguire uses Companies House data

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When it comes to explaining the complex world of money in football few do it better than lecturer, author, podcaster, and media commentator Kieran Maguire. Here he shares some rare insight into how Companies House services help him to do his job. 

Standard industrial classification (SIC) codes: offering insight into the business climate

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The wealth of data available on Companies House can be used to identify trends in SIC pairings.

Standard industrial classification (SIC) codes are a useful tool for organising the number of companies in the UK. Here, we take a look at pairings of SIC codes, which offers a more detailed picture of companies and the wider trends within the UK business climate.