responsible for the formation of limited companies; ensure those companies file pertinent documents on time; also has a responsibility to make information available to the public. All limited companies must register with Companies House.
A government body charged with registering trading companies within the United Kingdom. The departments are sub-divided for registrations in England & Wales and Scotland.
The title given to the government department which collects and stores information supplied by limited companies. A limited company must supply Companies House with a statement of its final accounts every year (eg. trading and profit and loss accounts, and balance sheet).
This is a governmental department in Cardiff which keeps records of all Companies, their names and registered address, directors, mortgages on Companies property and copies of Companies accounts. For a small fee a Company can obtain copies of accounts for specific Companies and this is known as a "Company Search".
Companies House is an Executive Agency of the United Kingdom Government Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). All limited companies in Great Britain are registered with Companies House and file specific details as required by the Companies Act 1985.