You may get information about a limited company from Companies House register for free. You may do the search for limited liability partnership search as well.
You would require the company’s name or registration number, officer or director’s name to begin your search.
Companies House register published filing history
The information you may obtain from the Companies House Register include the entire filing history of the company since they were incorporated to present date.
The information you may get include the following:
- Director’s name and date of birth (without the actual day of the birthday, you just get the month and the year of birth)
- Director’s service address where you can contact he/she through that address.
- Company accounts
- Confirmation statements
- Charges lodged
- Share capital
- Business activity (SIC code)
Current filing status
You would also see the company’s current status – Active or proposing to strike off.
Companies House would propose to strike off your company if your filing is not up to date, for example, your confirmation statement and/or company accounts are overdue. The required documents would be highlighted in red.
If you see a company with an active status, this means their company’s filing is up to date. They are a good standing company.