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The Register of Overseas Entities: a step forward for corporate transparency

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The Register of Overseas Entities has had a significant impact since it was launched in August 2022. Recent figures prove that the register is adding value and meeting its aim of improving corporate transparency. Find out more.

An introduction to community interest companies

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The Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies decides whether an organisation is eligible to become, or continue to be, a community interest company. Operational case manager, Lloyd, tells us about his role within the team.

Reviewing Companies House fees

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The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency (ECCT) Bill will give us the powers we need to improve the accuracy of information on our registers and to play a significant role in tackling economic crime. We're exploring how our new powers will be funded and what impact this will have on the fees we charge.

Register of Overseas Entities: where we are now

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Since the Register of Overseas Entities was launched last year, we’ve been working hard to make improvements to the service. Here, we take a look at where we are now and give an update on the next phase of service development.

Working for Companies House

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At Companies House we’re on a journey to make sure that our culture is people-led, with equality, diversity and inclusion forming an integral part of all that we do. We want to provide equal opportunities, and we’ve already taken positive steps towards creating an inclusive environment at the core of our organisational culture.  Find out more about working for us.

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

Using the Companies House advanced search function

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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 …