BUSINESS CHECKS

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AUTHORISED BUSINESS REGISTER

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg You can use this search to find businesses that are, or have previously been, authorised by the Regulator to provide claims management services.


BANK OF ENGLAND

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg The Bank of England is owned by the UK Government, and accountable to both Parliament and the general public.


BEER IN THE EVENING

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg UK pub and bar guide.


BIG RED DIRECTORY

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg Big Red Directory uses artificial intelligence to self update its own contents. 


BIZDB

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg UK limited company database that gives an overview of a company in plain English.


CHARITY COMMISSION

1280px-Flag_of_England.svg  255px-Flag_of_Wales_2.svg Charity Commission regulates charities in England and Wales.


CHARITY TRENDS

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg 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

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.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

Flag_of_Scotland_(navy_blue).svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Cityoffices is a site to find business centres, serviced offices, virtual offices, meeting rooms and hot desks in Scotland.


CLONE FIRMS AND INDIVIDUALS

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Check the UK FCA website for latest cloned company alerts and / or search the register.


COMPANIES HOUSE (UK)

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg 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)

COMPANIES HOUSE GLOBAL

globe-147715_1280 cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg List of global sites for company information.


CONSUMER CREDIT REGISTER

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg The Interim Permission Consumer Credit Register provides details of firms that had an OFT licence and registered for interim permission with the FCA. 


CYLEX

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg Cylex is an online business directory. 


DISQUALIFIED DIRECTORS

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Companies house searchable database of disqualified directors. 


ELTO

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Search for Employers Liability Insurance for specific employers.


EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS 

1280px-Flag_of_England.svg  255px-Flag_of_Wales_2.svg Flag_of_Scotland_(navy_blue).svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Find decisions on Employment Tribunal cases in England, Wales and Scotland. 


EU ENTERPRISE SEARCH

eu Here you can search for company information from various European business registers.


FAIR TRADES

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Directory vetted tradesmen.


FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.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). 


FOUR SQUARE

globe-147715_1280 Find businesses across the world.


GLASS DOOR BUSINESS REVIEWS 

globe-147715_1280 cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.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

globe-147715_1280 Download official up to date company reports, annual accounts, company profiles, company director details all from Companies House Official Databases. 


HMRC

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg HM Revenue and Customs online tools.


HMRC REFERENCE CHECKERS

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg HM Revenue and Customs pre 2015 reference tools.


ICO

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg The ICO is the UK’s independent body set up to uphold information rights.


INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DIRECTORY – ORBIS

globe-147715_1280 Global company information database.


JERSEY FSC

255px-Flag_of_Jersey.svg The Commission is responsible for the regulation, supervision and development of the financial services industry in the Island of Jersey.


LITTLE SIS

globe-147715_1280 A grassroots watchdog network connecting the dots between the world’s most powerful people and organisations.


LOCAL HEROES

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Find a local tradesman endorsed by British Gas.


MOJ

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg 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

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg My Builder makes it easy to find tradesmen that have been reviewed by homeowners.


NICEIC 

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg NICEIC is a UK voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. 


OPEN CHARITIES <NEW>

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg UK Charities Register.


OPEN CORPORATES

globe-147715_1280 cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg OpenCorporates is an open database of companies and company data from around the world.


OPENING TIMES

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Opening-times.co.uk is where you can find all the current opening times for shops and businesses. 


ROGUE TRADERS

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Investigative reports on rogue traders that the team have been hunting and confronting for giving customers a raw deal.


SCHOOLS (ENGLAND & WALES) 

globe-147715_1280 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

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Find out how hygienic and well-managed food preparation is at any of the 521,943 listed premises throughout the UK.


STALL FINDER

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg Stallfinder offers stallholders the opportunity to promote themselves, their business and the products and services they provide.


STORAGE & REMOVAL FIRMS

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg This database contains over 9500 storage and removal companies specialising in all types storage and moving services within the UK.  


TRADESMAN CORNER

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg Directory of local businesses that can be up-dated by the public.


TRIP ADVISOR

globe-147715_1280 cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Candid traveller reviews.


TRUSTED TRADERS

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg A directory of tradespeople.


TRUSTMARK

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg TrustMark is the only Government endorsed scheme for almost all trades in and around the home. 


TRUST PILOT

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg Trustpilot is an online review community.


UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

globe-147715_1280 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

eu Check a VAT number (VIES).


VAT LOOK-UP

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg Check or find a company vat number.


VAT REVERSE CHECKER

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.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

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg cropped-cropped-cropped-tmp-878539782049189888-i6yrt721.jpg A searchable virtual office database.


WHAT PUB

1280px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg 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.