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The Companies House register contains public information about all companies incorporated in the UK. It also holds information about other types of businesses, such as limited liability partnerships (LLPs) and community interest companies (CICs). The register provides transparency and accountability …
When a company is being removed from the register, you can object online. Find out how we've improved our online objection service.
When the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill is passed, along with many other changes such as identity verification, we expect to gain the power to mandate how companies file their accounts. We will be moving to software-only accounts filing, which will see the removal of all other filing routes for accounts.
The way we operate at Companies House is changing. Since 22 September 2022, the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill has been making its way through Parliament. The changes set out in the Bill will improve transparency by making more financial information available to the public. This will help tackle economic crime and provide more information for enforcement agencies. As part of this package of reform, we are streamlining the accounts filing options available to small and micro companies.
As part of the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill, the government will introduce measures to prevent abuse of personal information held on the Companies House register.
Time is running out for overseas entities to comply with the new Register of Overseas Entities requirements. Here's how to speed up the process.
In this blog post, we provide a brief rundown of your separate filing responsibilities with both Companies House and HMRC, and how to balance them between yourself and your accountant.
31 January 2023 - the deadline when all overseas entities need to have registered with Companies House - is fast approaching. The new verification process takes time, so it’s critical that overseas entities register as soon as possible.
Following Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 was accelerated and rapidly passed. A key component was the new Register of Overseas Entities, along with other measures to combat financial crime. What is the Register …
The National Cyber Security Centre – the UK’s lead authority on cyber security and part of GCHQ – provides guidance on how to protect your business and manage risks in a changing digital landscape.