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Companies House reform

The proposals outlined in the Corporate Transparency and Register Reform White Paper are the latest in a series of reforms intended to reduce use of UK companies for criminal purposes and increase the amount (and quality) of information disclosed about UK companies.

Company Law

On 28 February 2022, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published the Corporate Transparency and Register Reform White Paper. The latest proposals will result in substantial change to the UK’s company law framework and the role of Companies House and have been described as the most significant reforms to the registration regime in 150 years.

News from Companies House

Corporate Reporting Faculty

Insights News

Technical Advisory Service helpsheets

Economic crime

Economic crime is an area of growing concern for many businesses. The National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) was created to tackle fraud, money laundering and corruption head on and continues to build important partnerships with regulators including ICAEW and the private sector. Chartered accountants play a crucial role by ensuring that they are following best practices for AML and advising clients on preventing and detecting fraud. Members must also remain up to date with how sanctions apply to their business, their staff and their clients.
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