Latest updates to Companies House services

We’ve rounded up all the latest updates as we continue to maintain services for our customers and protect the welfare of our employees in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Become a better director

There’s still time to register for our bite-sized webinars.

Join us as we collaborate with the Intellectual Property Office and the Business Support Helpline in the next 2 weeks:

  • Register for webinar 4 with the Intellectual Property Office: You’ll learn about IP rights and how to protect them for your business. 
    Wednesday 21 April 2021, 10:30 to 11am
  • Register for webinar 5 with the Business Support Helpline: You’ll get answers to the most frequently asked questions from our directors’ responsibilities webinar series.
    Wednesday 28 April 2021, 10:30 to 11am 

Automatic filing extensions granted by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act have come to an end

The automatic extensions granted by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act have come to an end.

Companies can still apply for a 3-month extension to their accounts filing deadline. Visit our website to find out more about applying for more time to file your accounts

File your information online

We’re closely following government guidance for working safely during COVID-19 and have reduced the number of colleagues in our offices. 

Please do not send us paper documents or correspondence unless it’s absolutely necessary.

Use our online services to make sure your information is processed on time. See a full list of Companies House documents you can file online, and visit our YouTube channel to see our how to videos.

We’ve also developed a service to Upload a document to Companies House instead of sending a paper document by post.

Support for businesses

COVID-19 support is available to businesses. You may be eligible for loans, tax relief and cash grants, whether your business is open or closed.

Use the checker tool to find out what COVID-19 financial support is available for you or see a list of financial support measures for businesses

Updates to our services

Our contact centre is open. You can call us on 0303 1234 500, between 8.30am and 6pm on weekdays. 

All our offices remain closed to the public until further notice.

We’re currently receiving high volumes of calls and emails. Please bear with us, we’re responding as quickly as possible.

Visit our website for all the latest updates on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our services

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