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What we do: We incorporate and dissolve limited companies, register the information companies are legally required to supply, and make that information available to you. There are more than 3.7 million limited companies registered in the UK, and last year over 600,000 new companies were incorporated with us. Who we are: We're an executive agency of the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). We have over 1,000 employees based in 4 offices, Cardiff, London, Edinburgh and Belfast. Our responsibilities: Our main responsibilities are to: - incorporate and dissolve limited companies - examine and store all company information required by law given to us - make all information given to us available to the public in the official government register of UK companies

What we do: We incorporate and dissolve limited companies, register the information companies are legally required to supply, and make that information available to you. There are more than 3.7 million limited companies registered in the UK, and last year over 600,000 new companies were incorporated with us. Who we are: We're an executive agency of the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). We have over 1,000 employees based in 4 offices, Cardiff, London, Edinburgh and Belfast. Our responsibilities: Our main responsibilities are to: - incorporate and dissolve limited companies - examine and store all company information required by law given to us - make all information given to us available to the public in the official government register of UK companies
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What we do: We incorporate and dissolve limited companies, register the information companies are legally required to supply, and make that information available to you. There are more than 3.7 million limited companies registered in the UK, and last year over 600,000 new companies were incorporated with us. Who we are: We're an executive agency of the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). We have over 1,000 employees based in 4 offices, Cardiff, London, Edinburgh and Belfast. Our responsibilities: Our main responsibilities are to: - incorporate and dissolve limited companies - examine and store all company information required by law given to us - make all information given to us available to the public in the official government register of UK companies

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Episodes

Case study: The Eco Larder

2/13/2019
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This podcast is part of a series of case studies in which we speak to small business owners. Find out about the challenges and advantages of owning your own business, and pick up some advice on how to get started. The Eco Larder is a Community Interest Company (CIC) based in the Haymarket area of Edinburgh. Opened by Matthew and Stephanie Foulds in November 2018, it's the city's first zero waste supermarket. They aim to put planet and purpose before profits. Read the full case study here -...

Duration:00:15:04

Case study: Reach Robotics

1/9/2019
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This podcast is part of a series of case studies in which we speak to small business owners. Find out about the challenges and advantages of owning your own business, and pick up some advice on how to get started. Based in Bristol, Reach Robotics is a tech start-up looking to change the future of gaming. Founded in 2013 by Silas Adekunle, they’ve developed the world’s first robotic gaming system for the consumer market – MekaMon. Read the full case study here -...

Duration:00:14:38

Case study: Bear Pit Theatre

11/14/2018
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This podcast is part of a series of case studies in which we speak to small business owners. Find out about the challenges and advantages of owning your own business, and pick up some advice on how to get started. Founded in 2008 by a small group of actors, The Bear Pit Theatre is a voluntary organisation based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. It aims to provide a venue for, and bring together, the different artistic and amateur groups in the town. Read the full case study here -...

Duration:00:15:38

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

8/20/2018
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As a government organisation and a large employer, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is important to us. We’re committed to ethical and sustainable business practices, and take account of our social, economic and environmental impact. We speak to Leanne Hugglestone, our CSR Coordinator, about her passion for CSR and our responsibilities as a government organisation in helping the local community.

Duration:00:19:45

Case Study: Lullabyz Nursery

8/13/2018
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This podcast is part of a series of case studies in which we speak to small business owners. Find out about the challenges and advantages of owning your own business, and pick up some advice on how to get started. Lullabyz Nursery is a family run day care and wrap around facility based in Newport, south Wales. The Nursery was set up by Nicola Reed and her husband Karl in October 2011. Read more about them on our website - www.gov.uk/government/case-studies/lullabyz-nursery

Duration:00:11:11

Customer and Stakeholder Survey

7/26/2018
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We talk to James Downes, Head of Product for Companies House, about the importance of customer insight and transforming our customer facing digital products and services.

Duration:00:09:42

Case Study: Hard Lines

7/10/2018
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This podcast is part of a series of case studies in which we speak to small business owners. Find out about the challenges and advantages of owning your own business, and pick up some advice on how to get started. Hard Lines is an independent coffee and vinyl shop based in Cardiff, south Wales. We interviewed directors Matt and Sophie and asked them about the challenges of setting up their business and their plans for the future. Read more about them on our website -...

Duration:00:13:49