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What is the Companies House - Search Company action?
The integration looks up company information in the UK Government Companies House database. The lookup uses a Companies House API to search by company number.
Why would you use the Companies House - Search Company action?
Law firms often require that an end-user is asked to fill in lots of information about company directors and how many directorships that director holds, etc. In the UK, this information is publicly availabe for free at Companies House-
Apply decision logic to findings (e.g. if company was registered before x date, do y), incorporate compan details into your automated documents, or expose company information in a clean and structured format.
How do you use the Companies House - Search Company action?
This integration node requires the Company Number as input values for each Company that should be looked up. Reference the value from a URL parameter, text block value or a text input node. Consider applying Regular Expressions to ensure the correct formatting of the Company Number.
Input and output parameters
|company_number||Text||A Company Number such as 12068669|
Output parameters (selected)
|Address line 1||Text||First line of the company address|
|Address line 2||Text||Second line of the company address (optional)|
The country. Possible values are:
|Locality||Text||The locality, e.g. London|
|PO box||Text||The post-office box number|
|Postal code||Text||The postal code, e.g. CF14 3UZ|
|Region||Text||The region, e.g. Surrey|
|Company Number||Text||The company number of the register information to return|
The status of the company. Possible values are:
|Company Type||Text||The type of the company|
|Date of Cessation||Text||The date which the company was converted/closed or dissolved.|
|Date of Creation||Text||The date the company was created|
This action returns company information for 26 output parameters. Some of these parameters have additional descriptions that show up in the pop-up in the editor's node configuration. These parameters are also listed on the Companies House API documentation's page.