Office of Communications
Ofcom is the independent regulator for the UK communications industry including television, radio, wireless communication and broadband.
Office of Fair Trading
The Office of Fair Trading is the UKs consumer and competition authority. Its role is to ensure that markets are fair, open and operate in the interests of consumers.
The Competition Commission
The Competition Commission conducts inquiries into specific markets, mergers and regulated industries in response to referrals made by the Office of Fair Trading, a sectors regulator or the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform.
Publicly Owned Companies
British Nuclear Fuels
BNFL plc was established to hold those parts of British Nuclear Fuels which did not pass to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
Royal Mail Group
Royal Mail Group is a postal service provider owned by the Government.
Key non-departmental public bodies
UK Trade and Investment
UKTI supports UK businesses looking to trade or invest overseas and foreign companies looking to do business with or in the UK.
Citizens Advice provides legal, financial and other advice to individuals and lobbies government.