Digital reforms are coming to Companies House. Campaigners are worried they won’t stick

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Whatever system is implemented, its success will be contingent on Companies House receiving an appropriate level of funding from government, explains financial crime expert and RUSI research fellow Maria Nizzero. So far, the government has already invested some £20m in the transformation of Companies House for the 2021/22 financial year, on top of £63m committed in the 2021 Spending Review. That kind of funding needs to continue, argues Nizzero, if Companies House has any hope of running a workable data analytics operation. “Data analysis is a very expensive technology that requires a lot of time to implement,” she says.