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.
At Companies House, we will be implementing a new identity verification process to help deter those wishing to start companies for illegal purposes. Find out how anyone setting up, running, owning or controlling a company in the UK will need to verify their identity to prove that they are who they claim to be.
The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill is currently making its way through Parliament. This legislation will fundamentally change our role and purpose and give us the powers we need to play a more significant role in tackling economic crime.
The new Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill will lead to major reform at Companies House. Read our blog post to find out more about the changes.
Read about our corporate plan for 2022-23 which outlines what will be one of the most significant years for Companies House since it was created in 1844.
The government has announced that new legislation will be brought forward to tackle economic crime. Find out what these measures mean for Companies House.