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. Find your local Trading Standards office

    Find a Trading Standards office to complain about illegal sales activity or to get business advice about trading legally

  5. 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

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Alcohol licensing
  2. Trade mark forms and fees
  3. Non-disclosure agreements
  4. Product safety for manufacturers
  5. Gas meter readings and bill calculation
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News and communications

  1. Trade mark disputes: unpaid costs orders
  2. Independent review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) launches report
  3. Statutory audit market study
  4. CMA proposes reforms to improve competition in audit sector
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Research and statistics

  1. Financial Reporting Council: review 2018
  2. Food and feed law: legislation review (July - September 2018)
  3. Research into designs infringement
  4. 3D printing and intellectual property futures
  5. Vulnerable consumers
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Low-alcohol product labelling
  2. Exceptions to the duty to refer
  3. Energy network codes review
  4. Government response to nuisance calls & messages consultation: action against directors
  5. Collective rights management in the UK
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Statutory enforcement actions
  2. Claims Management Regulator: enforcement actions April 2018 to March 2019
  3. CMA board meeting minutes: 17 October 2018
  4. Geological disposal: scrutiny of RWM's work - annual reports
  5. Joint regulators' assessment of the 2016 generic Disposal System Safety Case
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