What data can you get from Companies House?

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What data can you get from Companies House?

Company data product

  • basic information including company type and registered office address.
  • the nature of business or standard industrial classification (SIC)
  • company status, such as ‘live’ or ‘dissolved’
  • date of last accounts or confirmation statement filed.
  • date of next accounts or confirmation statement due.

Is Companies House public information?

Companies House Service ( CHS ) makes all of our public company data available free of charge. Company and officer information from CHS can also be found through search engines such as Google. As the public register is open and available to anyone, we cannot stop third-parties from finding and using this information.

What information does Companies House provide?

Details of directors (name, any former name, date of birth, nationality, occupation, both a service address and usual residential address). If there are any corporate directors, their registration details.

Is there a Companies House API?

In 2015, the Companies House service (CHS) was launched to provide the public with free and easy access to company data. At the same time, the application programme interface (API) was also released.

Are Ltd company accounts public?

Ownership of a private limited company is established through the division of shares. Unlike a public limited company (PLC), a private limited company is restricted from selling shares to the public. Limited companies must also submit annual accounts to Companies House which are made available to the general public.

Are company accounts public UK?

In accordance with the Companies Act 2006, corporate data relating to every limited company incorporated in the UK is available online on the Companies House public register, including information about the company itself, its directors, members, and People with Significant Control (PSCs).

How can I make sure a company is legitimate?

Check out the company’s address, phone number, and website to make sure they look legitimate. Be aware, though, that it’s pretty easy for a company to get a fake address, phone number, and website. If you can, visit the company’s physical address and talk to the people who work there.

How long do Details stay on Companies House?

for 20 years
When a limited company is dissolved, all disclosed information remains on the Companies House public register for 20 years. Dissolved company records that are over 6 years old are not available to the public on the free Companies House Service, but they can be viewed on other search services.

Is Companieshouse API free?

The Companies House API provides access to all of the public data we hold on companies free of charge. This includes information about companies, officers, people of significant control and more.

Is there a Companies House app?

It’s available for Android devices, iPhones and iPads, although to get the full benefit you’ll need to be running the latest software version of the relevant operating system.

How do I find out who owns a limited company?

How to find out who owns a limited company. To find out who owns a limited company, you can check the public register of companies online, which is maintained by Companies House.