A search for disqualified directors would show if someone is banned from being a company director. If you find a disqualified director you can also report them if they are working illegally.
Companies House keeps a register of disqualified directors. Details stored from the Insolvency Service and the courts shows:
You can get full details of why the director got disqualified - providing it happened in the past three (3) months. The Insolvency Service would give you online access to a summary of the results and outcomes.
Telephone: 028 9054 8531
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Note: Sending an email to 'Civil.Proceedings.Team@insolvency.gov.uk' is another way to get some details of disqualified directors.
Getting a debt relief order, a bankruptcy order (undischarged bankrupts), or other bankruptcy restrictions result in a ban from being the director of a company.
Note: If you search the bankruptcy and insolvency register it will show details of people who have been banned.
There are several valid reasons to report a disqualified director to The Insolvency Service. Any director who gets disqualified should not be:
You can also report a director for disqualification if they are subject to bankruptcy restrictions or they have been given:
Note: The process differs if you want to complain about a limited company (e.g. for committing fraud, running scams, selling a faulty product or service).
How to Find or Report a Disqualified Director in United Kingdom