30 November 2018: Below are details from Companies House’s quarterly release about the number of companies on the register, newly incorporated companies and removals from the register.
- Between July and September 2018, there were 164,424 new incorporations and 131,407 dissolutions in the UK. The number of dissolutions has continued to remain consistently high during 2018 so far.
- At the end of September 2018, there were 4,111,057 companies on the total register and 3,843,514 on the effective register. Both the total and effective registers continue to increase in size at a steady rate, although this has slowed in recent years.
- Consistent with trends in previous years, there were more incorporations in the third quarter of 2018 than in the same period in 2017.
- Despite seasonal fluctuations, both incorporations and dissolutions have continued to increase since 2012.
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