Principal Business Activity

Standard industrial classification of economic activities (SIC) 2007

What does your company do?

From 30th June 2016, when you set up a new limited company, you will be required to tell Companies House the nature of the business the company will be engaged in. Companies House uses the Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities (SIC). Most business activities have a code and you can find the relevant SIC code to use by using our simple search tool below.


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