We're proud to announce that we have now released the first public release of OpenCorporates’ new corporate events system. This has been a really substantial project that's been more complex and more difficult than we expected, and threw up many issues and questions along the way. And there's still much more work to be done … Continue reading At last: corporate events for everyone
Patisserie Valerie shows why we need Corporate Events data
Last week, it emerged the board of directors of Patisserie Holdings PLC (the parent company behind Patisserie Valerie) had become aware that it’s principal subsidiary Stonebeach Limited is subject to a Petition to Wind Up from HMRC, to the value of £1.14m.
Introducing corporate events – timeline data for companies
We live in a corporate world – companies are involved with everything we do, yet the disparity between the availability of personal and company information is striking. We see the timeline of significant (and not so significant) events of our friends in social network feeds every day. Yet it’s extraordinarily difficult to do the same for the companies that we work for, buy from, do business with, help craft our laws via lobbying, and generally influence our lives in multiple ways.
Data Briefing: new charity registers, additional gazette notices, and more!
We're constantly carrying out work that helps improve & enhance our company data. Some of our recent small changes don't warrant a full blog post, so here's a list of some newsworthy updates that we've made recently.
How we model data: Making gazette notices standard and comparable
A few weeks ago, we announced the launch of OpenGazettes, a new project that will make the information in government gazettes more accessible. As a next step towards the public release of OpenGazettes, we are sharing a first version of a schema for gazette notices.
OpenGazettes – Digitising Government Gazettes For A Data-driven Age
OpenCorporates is thrilled to announce the launch of a new project: OpenGazettes - which will open up government gazettes, aggregating them across multiple countries and enabling powerful searches into the unstructured and rich seam of corporate events information contained in them. With a 300 year-old legacy Gazettes are generally recognized as the public record for … Continue reading OpenGazettes – Digitising Government Gazettes For A Data-driven Age