Companies House


Companies House
Companies House ˈCompanies ˌHouse noun
1. LAW ORGANIZATIONS the British government organization that is legally responsible for making sure that the official list of companies in Britain is current and has all the latest information
2. the place where the official list of companies in Britain is kept

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Companies House UK US noun
GOVERNMENT, LAW in the UK, the official government organization that keeps a record of all UK companies and information about them. A company that wishes to become a limited company must, by law, be registered with Companies House: »

One of the main functions of Companies House is to incorporate and dissolve limited companies, in accordance with the Companies Act of 2006.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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