Business Checks

Includes checks for directors, companies, opening / closing times, trade checks, virtual offices and complaints forums / rouge traders.

ACCREDITED ORGANISATIONS 
Search UK accredited organisations.

ANTIQUES ATLAS
UK Antiques Directory and online Catalogue.

BANK OF ENGLAND
The Bank of England is owned by the UK Government, and accountable to both Parliament and the general public.

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

BIZDB
UK limited company database that gives an overview of a company in plain English.

BIZ STATS.CO.UK
UK small business portal that according their website: “delivers comprehensive and coherent information”.

BUSINESS REVIEWS
Yably – Search for businesses, shops or professionals with the highest ratings.

CHARITY COMMISSION
Charity Commission regulates charities in England and Wales.

CHARITY REGISTER
UK charities.

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
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.

CLONE FIRMS AND INDIVIDUALS
Check the UK FCA website for latest cloned company alerts and / or search the register. 

COMPANIES HOUSE (UK)
Official UK company register. 

COMPANIES HOUSE GLOBAL
List of global sites for company information. 

COMPANY SEARCH
UK Company search.

CYLEX
Cylex is an online business directory.

DATA PROTECTION PUBLIC REGISTER
Search to find organisations and people registered with the ICO under the Data Protection Act.

DISQUALIFIED DIRECTORS
Companies house searchable database of disqualified directors.

EATIBLE
Eatible.co.uk is the place to discover what Food Safety Score your local Takeaway, Pub, Restaurant, School or Hospital has been given at its last Food Safety Inspection. Read how others rate a Pub Restaurant or Takeaway or leave your own review and score out of five.

ELTO
Search for Employers Liability Insurance for specific employers.

EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
Find decisions on Employment Tribunal cases in England, Wales and Scotland.

EU ENTERPRISE SEARCH
Here you can search for company information from various European business registers.

FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY
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).

FOOD & DRINK
UK restaurant reviews. 

FOODYAS
FoodYas lists restaurants from all around the world.

FOURSQUARE
Find businesses across the world.

GLASS DOOR BUSINESS REVIEWS
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.

GLOBAL REGISTERS
Company registers from around the world.

HMRC REFERENCE CHECKERS
HM Revenue and Customs pre 2015 reference tools.

HUNGRY HUMAN
UK restaurant menus.

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

INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION FORUM
Official IAF searchable membership list. Click here for information on how to conduct an accreditation check.

ISO
The ISO Register’s primary objective is to provide a unique and comprehensive free service for all users to search and confirm ISO Certifications achieved by companies throughout the world.

INDUSTRIAL
Searchable database of industrial and trade parks in UK. 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DIRECTORY – ORBIS
Global company information database.

JOB SEARCH – INDEED
UK job search database with company information.

JOB SEARCH – MONSTER
Global job search database with company information.

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

LOCAL HEROES
Find a local tradesman endorsed by British Gas.

LOCAL NIGHT LIFE
UK club and nightlife guide.

MY BUILDER
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.

OFFSURE LEAKS
There are legitimate uses for offshore companies and trusts. We do not intend to suggest or imply that any people, companies or other entities included in the ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database have broken the law or otherwise acted improperly. Many people and entities have the same or similar names. We suggest you confirm the identities of any individuals or entities located in the database based on addresses or other identifiable information.

OFSTED
Database of all UK school inspections.

OPEN CHARITIES
UK Charities Register.

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

OPENING TIMES
Opening-times.co.uk is where you can find all the current opening times for shops and businesses.

PUBS GALORE
UK pub guide.

ROGUE TRADERS
Investigative reports on rogue traders that the team have been hunting and confronting for giving customers a raw deal.

SCORES ON THE DOORS
Find out how hygienic and well-managed food preparation is at any of the 521,943 listed premises throughout the UK.

SCOTLAND BUSINESS REGISTER
Data Scotland companies register.

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

STORAGE & REMOVAL FIRMS
This database contains over 9500 storage and removal companies specialising in all types storage and moving services within the UK.

TRADESMAN CORNER
Directory of local businesses that can be up-dated by the public.

TRIP ADVISOR
Candid traveller reviews. 

TRUSTED TRADERS
A directory of tradespeople.

TRUSTMARK
TrustMark is the only Government endorsed scheme for almost all trades in and around the home.

TRUST PILOT
Trustpilot is an online review community. 

UNIVERSITY RANKINGS
Compare the world’s top universities with the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings®, and explore leading institutions by region and subject.

VAT CHECKER
Check a VAT number (VIES).

VAT LOOK-UP
Check or find a company vat number.

VAT REVERSE CHECKER
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
A searchable virtual office database.

WHAT CLINIC
Find and compare health clinics in the UK.

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.