In 2019, the Government consulted on a range of options to enhance the role of Companies House and increase the transparency of companies and other legal entities. The consultation explored options to require more information about the people registering, running and owning companies, and other limited liability entities, as well as the entities themselves.

An overview of reforms is collated under: 1) knowing who is setting up, managing and controlling corporate entities, 2) improving the accuracy and usability of data on the companies register, 3) protecting personal information and 4) ensuring compliance, sharing intelligence, other measures to deter abuse of corporate entities.  Read the recently published 97-page final report here