Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI)
A service supplying basic company details using a simple Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) for each company on our register. The URI is a unique web address that represents a company (using the 'business.data.gov.uk' domain); and will return basic company details for that company. Data formats include RDF, JSON, XML, CSV, YAML and HTML.
Free Data Download Products
We offer two free data products. One provides basic company data, the other provides company accounts data.
The Company Data Product is a free downloadable data snapshot containing basic company data of live companies on the register. This snapshot is provided as ZIP files containing data in CSV format and is split into multiple files for ease of downloading.
The Accounts Data Product offers a free daily and monthly downloadable ZIP file, containing the individual data files (instance documents) of company accounts filed electronically. The individual data files are in iXBRL and XBRL format.
The XML Gateway offers electronic access to a core range of company information from Companies House Databases. The service is accessible online over the internet by authorised XML Gateway customers.