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UK Companies House Disqualified Directors

Individuals which have been disqualified from holding the post of a company director in the United Kingdom following a court decision.

Targets:4,120 People
Publisher:The Insolvency Service (United Kingdom)

Tthe Insolvency Service is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. It is responsible for bankruptcies, but also the handling of financial wrong-doing.

Information:find-and-update.company-information.service.gov.uk
Source data:api.companieshouse.gov.uk (json)
Collections:included in Due Diligence List · Warrants and Criminal Entities
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UK company directors can be banned (‘disqualified’) from being a company director if they don’t meet your legal responsibilities.

‘Unfit conduct’ includes:

  • allowing a company to continue trading when it can’t pay its debts
  • not keeping proper company accounting records
  • not sending accounts and returns to Companies House
  • not paying tax owed by the company
  • using company money or assets for personal benefit

This is usually handled by the Insolvency Service, but:

Apart from The Insolvency Service, other bodies can apply to have you disqualified under certain circumstances, eg:

  • Companies House
  • the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
  • the courts
  • a company insolvency practitioner

Directors can be disqualified for up to 15 years.

UK Companies House Disqualified Directors includes target entities in the following countries. Read about countries...

CodeCountryTargets
gbUnited Kingdom3404
ieIreland55
pkPakistan22
inIndia22
roRomania18
ltLithuania18
bdBangladesh16
itItaly14
ptPortugal12
trTurkey11
cnChina11
plPoland10
gb-nirNorthern Ireland7
frFrance7
zaSouth Africa6
usUnited States6
ngNigeria6
auAustralia6
nlNetherlands5
irIran5
deGermany5
caCanada5
bgBulgaria5
myMalaysia4
skSlovakia3
seSweden3
lvLatvia3
beBelgium3
alAlbania3
mxMexico2
cyCyprus2
cmCameroon2
brBrazil2
zwZimbabwe1
zmZambia1
vnVietnam1
ugUganda1
uaUkraine1
tnTunisia1
slSierra Leone1
siSlovenia1
ruRussia1
rsSerbia1
nzNew Zealand1
npNepal1
lkSri Lanka1
kwKuwait1
keKenya1
jpJapan1
jmJamaica1
iqIraq1
ilIsrael1
fjFiji1
euEuropean Union1
dkDenmark1
czCzech Republic1
crCosta Rica1
boBolivia1
azAzerbaijan1
aoAngola1
afAfghanistan1
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