I'm working with the Companies House API as part of my Masters thesis, and I have a couple of questions regarding the relationship between the API and bulk products. I'd be most grateful if someone from Companies House could help me out here.
- Bulk data products for company profiles and PSC are available from the website, but officers are not. I note from the threads here, and from discussions with other users that an officer product is available upon request. Is there a reason it's not provided on the website like other products?
- I'm using the bulk data product for company profiles as part of my work, and I note a discrepancy between what's available there and what we have on the API. Most notably in terms of a) field names and field availability; b) format (i.e. csv vs JSON, I hear the officer data is in XML); and c) company availability. Could you please let me know why these discrepancies exist, and if there are any plans to resolve them.
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