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FAME contains information for companies in the UK and Ireland. The database contains information on 3.8 million companies, 2.8 million of which are in detailed format. The database also contains information on 4 million inactive companies available for historical research.

For the top 1.5 million companies the reports typically include: contact information, activity details, 29 profit and loss account and 63 balance sheet items, cash flow and ratios, credit score and rating, security and price information (listed companies only), names of bankers, auditors, previous auditors and advisors, details of holdings and subsidiaries (including foreign holdings and subsidiaries), names of current and previous directors with home addresses and shareholder indicator, heads of department, shareholders, news plus access to the scanned image of the latest annual returns and reports. In addition to the existing ratios you can also create your own that you can display in the reports and also use in your searches and analyses.

Direct access

- via University Network
  Select 'University of Central Lancashire (Shibboleth)’

Off University Campus

- Staff and Students
Select 'University of Central Lancashire (Shibboleth)’

Supporting information

Training videos are available for 'Building a Search', 'Formatting Lists', 'Report Formatting' and 'Segmentation'

Further eResources

To find more eResources related to your subject area have a look at our Library Resources for your Subject page.

Please note: The services outlined on these pages are only available to members of the University of Central Lancashire.