AMCHO Computer Services Ltd, Tamar Way, Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 9DH, England.

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communications industry portal - includes a facility to compare telecoms charges

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Another similar service can be found at

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From August 2003 the UK directory enquiries numbers are changing from 192 to 118 500 for UK and 118 505 for overseas.


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Dun & Bradstreet at have a free search facility where you can check details on UK companies but the info seemed a bit out of date - but as a free service who's complaining?
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Within the UK, you can check that a company exists at the
ICC site.
Unfortunately the same cannot be said elsewhere, as in so many other countries either there is no requirement for all companies to file accounts, or even if there is, they are not held centrally.

However in the US all documents filed by listed companies are available from the EDGAR site. For information on smaller companies try the Dun & Bradstreet GlobalSeek site. - ICC - EDGAR - Dun & Bradstreet's GlobalSeek

Many companies, and in particular quoted companies, are now putting their Reports & Accounts online, which in time will lead to new ways for companies to enfranchise their shareholders. There are a range of companies building links to this information. For UK PLCs try the UK Equities Direct service from
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AMCHO Computer Services Ltd. Little Honeycombe, Tamar Way, Gunnislake, Cornwall, England, PL18 9DH
Phone 0871 871 0035
Company Directors:
Mike Choroszewski, Katy Choroszewska
Contact us:
E-mail or fill in our feedback form

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