Announcements on GOV.UK


05/29/2018 01:55 PM
News story: Join the Companies House user panel
Help shape our online services by joining the Companies House user panel.

05/21/2018 02:33 PM
Press release: Companies House staff thanked for supporting Merthyr man’s mammoth cycle challenge
A cyclist who is seeking to pedal across the globe in memory of his late wife has thanked staff at Companies House for their support.

05/16/2018 11:41 AM
News story: Supporting innovation at work
We held our first ever staff 'Innovation Day' on 10 May 2018 as part of our transformation programme.

05/09/2018 04:03 PM
News story: Help make Companies House better: take part in our survey
Complete our Customer and Stakeholder Opinion Survey and enter a free draw to win an iPad Pro.

04/26/2018 09:00 AM
News story: New laws to protect your home address at Companies House
A change to data suppression laws will help you remove your home address from publicly available company documents.

04/24/2018 04:26 PM
News story: Scam emails claiming to be from Companies House
Some customers have received fraudulent emails claiming to be from Companies House.

04/18/2018 03:50 PM
News story: Companies House awarded Gold in Mind's Workplace Wellbeing Index
We've been awarded the Gold standard at this year's Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index Awards for our commitment to staff and mental health.

03/27/2018 04:34 PM
News story: Community interest companies (CIC) needed to test online filing
We're inviting CICs and their agents to help user-test the new service we're developing.

03/23/2018 09:00 AM
Press release: UK’s ‘first ever’ successful prosecution for false company information
A company director has been fined for deliberately falsifying information about his firms in what is thought to be the first-ever conviction of its kind.

02/28/2018 03:58 PM
News story: 7 things your company can do on a snow day
If you're snowed-in, here are 7 simple steps to keep up to date with Companies House.

02/26/2018 03:06 PM
News story: Businesses take note: the old £10 expires 1 March
All old paper £10 notes must be spent by 1 March 2018.

02/20/2018 04:05 PM
News story: People with significant control (PSC): who controls your company?
How to identify and record the people who own or control your company.

01/16/2018 04:09 PM
News story: Keep updated with email alerts from Companies House
Sign up to our email alerts service to receive updates on a range of topics from Companies House.

11/27/2017 10:25 AM
News story: New insolvency regulations starting 8 December 2017
The Insolvency (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017 are coming into force 8 December 2017.

08/12/2017 10:45 PM
News story: Certificate refunds: overseas and unregistered companies
You can apply for a refund if you've bought an incorporation certificate for overseas or unregistered companies from Companies House.

08/01/2017 11:13 AM
News story: Companies House announces new Chief Executive
Louise Smyth has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Companies House and The Registrar of Companies for England and Wales.

06/30/2017 10:03 AM
News story: Lesley Cowley named as new chair of Companies House
Lesley Cowley has today (30 June 2017) been named as the new chair of Companies House.

04/19/2017 01:39 PM
News story: Changes to UK anti-money laundering measures
Anti-money laundering measures changed on 26 June 2017.

04/10/2017 08:55 PM
News story: Accounts filing options for small companies
Changes to UK company law removed the option for small companies to file abbreviated accounts for accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2016.

04/05/2017 11:30 PM
News story: New type of limited partnership
The Legislative Reform (Private Fund Limited Partnerships) Order 2017 came into force 6 April 2017.

03/31/2017 08:58 AM
Press release: Commission launches ‘time saving’ accounts templates for charitable companies
Partnership between Companies House and Commission assists accounts preparation and filing for small charities which are also registered with Companies House.

03/09/2017 09:00 AM
News story: Follow companies for free
The Follow service allows you to receive email alerts when companies file with us.

03/01/2017 10:51 AM
News story: Introduction of Insolvency Rules 2016
Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 have been introduced.

12/19/2016 01:09 PM
News story: Change to insolvency rules
Insolvency rules change in April 2017.

11/30/2016 11:19 AM
News story: The Postal Administration (Scotland) Rules 2016
The Postal Administration (Scotland) Rules 2016 came into force on 1 October 2016.

09/06/2016 09:07 AM
News story: 30 September filing deadline for accounts
If you're one of the 250,000 companies that must file their accounts by the end of the month, don't leave it to the last minute.

09/05/2016 09:00 AM
News story: Benefits of filing online
Accountants tell us the benefits they've experienced filing online.

08/02/2016 10:52 AM
News story: Watch our video on completing your confirmation statement
All companies are required complete a confirmation statement and to identify and record the people who own or control their company.

06/24/2016 10:54 AM
News story: Service availability during the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment (SBEE) Act implementation
On 30 June 2016, we’re implementing the next set of SBEE measures, and need to make some changes to our systems.

06/14/2016 11:31 AM
News story: Changes to the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010
The Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 as amended by the Insurance Act 2015 and the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Regulations 2016 will come into force on 1 August 2016.

06/09/2016 09:29 AM
News story: Changes to our fees in June
Some of our fees changed on 30 June 2016

05/03/2016 01:07 PM
News story: Changes to accounting regulations
New regulations bring changes for company accounts

04/06/2016 08:35 AM
News story: Keeping your people with significant control (PSC) register
From 6 April 2016 companies, LLPs and SEs need to keep a register of their 'people with significant control'.

04/04/2016 06:57 AM
News story: Essential maintenance to our online service
There is planned essential maintenance on 7 March 2018.

03/21/2016 10:20 AM
News story: Regulations applying to Northern Ireland charities
New regulations applying to Northern Ireland charities have come into force.

03/07/2016 09:14 AM
News story: Consultation on changes to our statistical releases
We're proposing to change the size and format of our statistical releases and the frequency we publish them.

12/10/2015 04:17 PM
News story: Accounts filing deadline on 31 December 2017
If you're one of the many companies that must file their accounts by the end of the month, don't leave it to the last minute.

12/10/2014 12:08 PM
News story: Companies House Christmas and New Year opening times
Our online services are available throughout the holiday period.

11/17/2014 09:00 AM
News story: The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act is here
The Act represents significant change for companies.

10/07/2014 11:04 AM
News story: Email reminders help companies file on time
Companies who have switched to email reminders from paper are more likely to file their accounts and confirmation statement (annual return) on time.