From 30 June 2016 private companies can opt out of holding their
own statutory registers and instead keep information on the
Companies House public register.
directors' residential addresses; and
people with significant control (PSCs).
If a private company elects to hold register information at
Companies House, this becomes part of the public record. Although
details of a director's and a PSC's residential address
will remain confidential, other information, notably information
about a shareholder's address and a director's day of
birth, will become part of the public record.
Register information held at Companies House must be kept up to
date by the company and will be available for inspection to anyone
via the Companies House website. The inspection rules which apply
to private company registers, for example requiring those who wish
to inspect a register of members or a PSC register to state the
purpose of their request, will not apply.
Companies can opt in and out of holding register information on
the public record at Companies House, but any information that was
placed on the public record will remain part of the public
Companies (and LLPs, to which a similar regime applies) will
need to balance the convenience of not having to administer their
own statutory registers with the increased public disclosure of
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