Business regulation


  1. Search for a trade mark

    Look up a trade mark to see if something identical or similar to your brand is already registered

  2. Check if a vehicle, part or accessory has been recalled

    Check if a vehicle model, part or accessory has been recalled because of a fault in how it was made

  3. Contracts Finder

    Use Contracts Finder to find out about current contract opportunities with the government and its agencies

  4. Apply to register a trade mark

    Protect your brand by registering it as a trade mark - how to apply, fees, responding to objections to your trade mark, using the ® symbol

  5. Get help and support for your business

    Get business support and advice over the phone and online - setting up and running a business

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Alcohol licensing
  2. Trade mark forms and fees
  3. How to classify trade marks
  4. CE marking
  5. Non-disclosure agreements
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News and communications

  1. Cartamundi NV / Naipes Heraclio Fournier S.A. / United States Playing Card Company merger inquiry
  2. Online platforms and digital advertising market study
  3. Trade mark disputes: unpaid costs orders
  4. Danspin A/S / Lawton Yarns Limited merger inquiry
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Research and statistics

  1. Biodiversity net gain: RPC Opinion
  2. Food and feed law: legislation review (July - September 2019)
  3. Regulation and competition: a review of the evidence
  4. European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: RPC opinion
  5. DVSA: business impact target, June 2019 to December 2019
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Energy Company Obligation (ECO3): improving consumer protection
  2. Proposed acquisition of Cobham PLC by Advent International: draft undertakings
  3. Proposals to align 9 Directives with the New Legislative Framework
  4. Assessing and scoring environmental permit compliance
  5. Traffic Commissioners strategic objectives for 2019 to 2021
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Oil and Gas Authority review 2019
  2. Regulatory Policy Committee: minutes July 2019
  3. Regulatory Policy Committee: minutes September 2019
  4. RPC Register of Interests, November 2019
  5. PCA arbitration data: October - December 2019
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