The UK government has today announcement proposed reforms to Companies House, the official register of company information. Companies House will have to verify the identity of anyone who wishes to file company information or register as a director and will be given greater powers to query, investigate and remove false information from the register. Jonathan Tickner of Peters & Peters told the FT “the Covid-19 crisis has only served to expose further just how inaccurate a lot of data held at companies house is. Root and branch reform is essential”. Read more