STOP PRESS: UK Companies House to go fully open

We've praised UK Companies House many times in the past couple of years, for using good identifiers, opening up director data, even company accounts, but now there's even more reason. Today, the UK Government has announced that it going to fully open up all its data, and making it available free of charge (it is already … Continue reading STOP PRESS: UK Companies House to go fully open

Crunching the numbers on Open XBRL Accounts Data

It’s been 4 months since we started importing UK company accounts data as XBRL (a worldwide standard format that allows company accounts to be easily readable by computers), thanks to the groundbreaking work by UK Companies House, who followed on from previous open data releases and published them as open data. Now that we have over … Continue reading Crunching the numbers on Open XBRL Accounts Data

Another UK company data milestone: Accounts as open data

Update: In record time we've starting importing Companies House XBRL data, and extracting the key financial figures from it (you can also click through to the underlying accounts themselves). It will take a few days for this to appear on all filing companies (about 60% of companies have filed XBRL accounts): This morning at 10am, … Continue reading Another UK company data milestone: Accounts as open data