BUSINESS CHECKS

AUTHORISED BUSINESS REGISTER <NEW>

You can use this search to find businesses that are, or have previously been, authorised by the Regulator to provide claims management services.

BEER IN THE EVENING

UK pub and bar guide.

BIG RED DIRECTORY

Big Red Directory uses artificial intelligence to self update its own contents. 

CHARITY COMMISSION

Charity Commission regulates charities in England and Wales.

CHARITY TRENDS

CAF Research provides insight and analysis that helps to inform the decisions of charities, companies, donors, policy-makers, researchers and journalists worldwide.

CHECK A TRADE

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg Checkatrade runs background checks on tradespeople before they can become members. Once they join, members agree to have feedback from their customers put online for all to see.

CITY OFFICES

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg Cityoffices is a site to find business centres, serviced offices, virtual offices, meeting rooms and hot desks in Scotland.

COMPANIES HOUSE (UK)

You can get some details about a company for free, including:

  • company information, eg registered address and date of incorporation
  • current and resigned officers
  • document images
  • mortgage charge data
  • previous company names
  • insolvency information 
  • (above information taken from https://www.gov.uk/get-information-about-a-company)

CONSUMER CREDIT REGISTER

The Interim Permission Consumer Credit Register provides details of firms that had an OFT licence and registered for interim permission with the FCA. 

CYLEX

Cylex is an online business directory. 

DISQUALIFIED DIRECTORS

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg Companies house searchable database of disqualified directors. 

EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS 

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg Find decisions on Employment Tribunal cases in England, Wales and Scotland. 

FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg The Financial Services Register is a public record that shows details of firms, individuals and other bodies that are, or have been, regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and/or the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

GLASS DOOR BUSINESS REVIEWS 

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg Search ratings and reviews of over 600,000 companies worldwide. Get the inside scoop and find out what it’s really like from people who’ve actually worked there.

GLOBAL BUSINESS REGISTER

Download official up to date company reports, annual accounts, company profiles, company director details all from Companies House Official Databases. 

HMRC <NEW>

HM Revenue and Customs online tools.

HMRC REFERENCE CHECKERS

HM Revenue and Customs pre 2015  reference tools.

ICO

The ICO is the UK’s independent body set up to uphold information rights.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DIRECTORY – ORBIS <NEW>

Global company information database.

JERSEY FSC

The Commission is responsible for the regulation, supervision and development of the financial services industry in the Island of Jersey.

LITTLE SIS

A grassroots watchdog network connecting the dots between the world’s most powerful people and organisations.

LOCAL HEROES <NEW>

Find a local tradesman endorsed by British Gas.

MOJ

You can use this site to find businesses that are, or have previously been, authorised by the Regulator to provide claims management services.

MY BUILDER <NEW>

My Builder makes it easy to find tradesmen that have been reviewed by homeowners.

NICEIC 

NICEIC is a UK voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. 

OPEN CORPORATES <NEW>

OpenCorporates is an open database of companies and company data from around the world.

OPENING TIMES

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg Opening-times.co.uk is where you can find all the current opening times for shops and businesses. 

ROGUE TRADERS

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg Investigative reports on rogue traders that the team have been hunting and confronting for giving customers a raw deal.

SCHOOLS (ENGLAND & WALES) <NEW>

This is a register of schools and colleges in England and Wales. You can search for and download information on establishments, establishment groups or governors. Schools, local authorities and academy trusts can also update details by signing in to their Secure Access account.

SCORES ON THE DOORS

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg Find out how hygienic and well-managed food preparation is at any of the 521,943 listed premises throughout the UK.

STALL FINDER

Stallfinder offers stallholders the opportunity to promote themselves, their business and the products and services they provide.

STORAGE & REMOVAL FIRMS

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg This database contains over 9500 storage and removalist companies specialising in all types storage and moving services within the UK.  

TRIP ADVISOR

Candid traveller reviews.

TRUSTED TRADERS

A directory of tradespeople.

TRUSTMARK

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg TrustMark is the only Government endorsed scheme for almost all trades in and around the home. 

VAT CHECKER

Check a VAT number (VIES).

VAT REVERSE CHECKER

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg If you know a company’s name but don’t know their VAT number, you can reverse lookup VAT numbers using this site.

VIRTUAL OFFICE DIRECTORY – UK

cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt71.jpg A searchable virtual office database.

WHAT PUB

Pubs featured on this website have been independently added and updated by thousands of CAMRA volunteers and includes over 96% of Britain’s real ale pubs.