A quick guide on how to find information on companies based in the UK.
UK companies have to register with Companies House, which operates a search engine that you can use at the following address:
In the past it used to be quite clunky, but recently Companies House have launched a new ‘Beta’ search engine that is a lot faster at retrieving basic company information.
You can also use a site like Lazy Badger to quickly search for UK companies:
For more detailed information you can look at sites like Duedil, which offers a more detailed overview of things like how much money a company has in the bank.