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  1. Water codes appeals: rules and guide

    • Consultation outcome
  2. Water industry: strategic policy statement to Ofwat 2017

    • Consultation outcome
  3. Bonding arrangements for insolvency practitioners: Call for evidence

    • Consultation outcome

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  1. Companies House events calendar

    • Promotional material
  2. Industrial clusters in England

    • Research and analysis
  3. References to the Court of Justice of the European Union

    • Notice

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  1. Insolvency Service Enforcement Outcomes: 2017/18

    • Official Statistics
  2. Northern Ireland index of production: Quarter 2 2017

    • National Statistics
  3. Northern Ireland index of services: Quarter 2 2017

    • National Statistics

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Detailed guides

  1. Marine and freshwater environment research services

    What research and consultancy services Cefas provides, what legislation you need to comply with, and how to meet those requirements. Read more

  2. Shellfisheries: Several Orders and Regulating Orders

    How to apply for orders to set up a private shellfishery or manage a natural shellfishery: powers to restrict fishing rights and issue licences. Read more

  3. Exporting in support of UK government defence contracts

    Goods in support of UK government defence contracts that require an export licence and use of the Open General Export Licence. Read more

  4. Trade ties between the UK and India

    UK Trade & Investment advises and helps the UK companies do business in India and Indian companies do business in the UK. Read more

  5. How insolvency practitioners are authorised in Great Britain

    This guide provides information on how insolvency practitioners are authorised and regulated in Great Britain Read more