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. How to classify trade marks
  4. Non-disclosure agreements
  5. Flood risk activities: environmental permits
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News and communications

  1. Quarter 1_2019_7_Statutory Arbitration Award
  2. Quarter 1_2019_8_Statutory Arbitration Award
  3. Quarter 2_2019_9_Statutory Arbitration Award
  4. Quarter 2_2019_10_Statutory Arbitration Award
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Research and statistics

  1. Advising on Pension Transfers (CP17/16, PS18/6) 2/2: RPC Opinion
  2. PIR EU 3rd Directive driving licence RPC Opinion - DVSA
  3. Safety Requirements on Passenger Vessels: RPC Opinion
  4. The Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill: RPC Opinion
  5. Interim reports from the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Reforming the energy industry codes
  2. Energy Company Obligation (ECO3): improving consumer protection
  3. Modernising consumer markets: green paper
  4. Statutory audit services: initial consultation on the Competition and Markets Authority recommendations
  5. Energy network codes review
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Response to the statutory review into the GCA 2019
  2. PCA and Code Compliance Officers Forum Meeting Notes - March 2019
  3. Merger inquiry outcome statistics
  4. Legal services: Remedies Programme Implementation Group minutes - 2019
  5. PCA arbitration data: April - June 2019
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