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United Kingdom Consumer Enforcement and Government Bodies

A list of consumer enforcement and government bodies in the UK, please click the links below to read more information on that organisation. If you can not see what you are look for please do not hesitate in contacting us to see if we can help further. Back

Department for Business Innovations and Skills (BIS)

Drives forward regulatory reform within the UK and works across national and local Government to raise levels of UK productivity.

Trading Standards

The job of Trading Standards is to protect consumers and traders.



The official Government website for citizens.  Easy access to public services.


European E-Justice Portal

The Portal has important pages on European business registers and a list of national registers for each of the member states.

Business Registers

Companies House

Register of Ltd and Plc companies, enforces the Companies Act.


Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Foreign & Commonwealth office is responsible for promoting British interests overseas.


Revenues and Customs (HMRC)

Deals with taxes, benefits, import and export within the UK.


Insolvency Service

Works relating to bankruptcy and insolvency.


Charity Commission

Works relating to charities.


Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

Registers drivers and vehicles, collects vehicle excise duty, facilities road safety.


Funded by BIS

The European Consumer Centre for Services is hosted by the Trading Standards Institute and funded by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.