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. 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

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Alcohol licensing
  2. Trade mark forms and fees
  3. Changes to Employment Allowance
  4. CE marking
  5. How to classify trade marks
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News and communications

  1. Andrew James Smith and Douglas James Smith T/A A & D Transport, Highgate Transport Limited, and Wendy Susan Smith
  2. Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust / Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust merger inquiry
  3. Proposed acquisition of Mettis Aerospace by Aerostar: decision notice
  4. Government update on the proposed acquisition of Mettis Aerospace by Aerostar
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Research and statistics

  1. Online copyright infringement tracker survey (9th Wave)
  2. Agriculture & Fisheries Bills – IAs: Statement from the RPC
  3. Environment Agency: business impact target (BIT)
  4. BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker: Wave 32
  5. Register of people with significant control: RPC Opinion
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Hydro Benefit Replacement Scheme and Common Tariff Obligation
  2. Online Harms White Paper
  3. Consultation on regulatory proposals on consumer IoT security
  4. Collective rights management in the UK
  5. Online advertising - call for evidence
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Mergers orders and undertakings register
  2. Better regulation: annual report 2018 to 2019
  3. Merger inquiry outcome statistics
  4. Sizewell C: response to EDF SZC Co stages 3 and 4 consultations
  5. IPO gender pay gap 2019
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