responsible for the formation of limited companies; ensure those companies file pertinent documents on time; also has a responsibility to make information available to the public. All limited companies must register with Companies House.
A government body charged with registering trading companies within the United Kingdom. The departments are sub-divided for registrations in England & Wales and Scotland.
The title given to the government department which collects and stores information supplied by limited companies. A limited company must supply Companies House with a statement of its final accounts every year (eg. trading and profit and loss accounts, and balance sheet).