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What does the Information Commissioner do?

What does the Information Commissioner do?

What does the Information Commissioner do? The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent public authority set up to uphold information rights. It does this by promoting good practice, ruling on complaints, providing information to individuals and organisations and taking appropriate action when the law is broken. The Information Commissioner’s Office enforces and oversees […]

HM Revenue & Customs

HM Revenue & Customs

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is the UK Government department responsible for ensuring that the correct tax is paid at the right time, whether this relates to payment of taxes received by the department or entitlement to benefits paid. Top stories [wp_rss_multi_importer category=”24″ maxperpage=”10″] Responsibilities of HM Revenue & Customs HMRC was formed by the […]

Intellectual Property Office (IPO)

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official government body responsible for granting Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the United Kingdom. These rights include: Patents Designs Trade marks Copyright The Intellectual Property Office is an Executive Agency of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) . The Intellectual Property Office promotes innovation by providing a clear, accessible and […]

Digital Policy Alliance

Digital Policy Alliance

The Digital Policy Alliance (EURIM) is the policy voice of the internet and technology sector. Originally formed in 1993 as EURIM the organisation has re-branded as the Digital Policy Alliance to help show government the unprecedented potential of digital innovations to build a stronger economy and more efficient and inclusive public services. The Digital Policy […]

European Commission

The European Commission represents the interests of the EU as a whole. It proposes new legislation to the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, and it ensures that EU law is correctly applied by member countries. The Commission has the right of initiative to propose laws for adoption by the European Parliament and the […]

The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government is responsible for most of the issues of day-to-day concern to the people of Scotland, including health, education, justice, rural affairs, and transport. The Scottish Government was known as the Scottish Executive when it was established in 1999 following the first elections to the Scottish Parliament. The current administration was formed after […]

Welsh Government

Welsh Government

Wales has its own government making policies and laws for our country. Headed by the First Minister of Wales, the Welsh Government is responsible for areas such as health, education, language and culture and public services. The Welsh Government is separate from the British Government, which retains responsibility for UK-wide areas such as tax, defence, foreign […]

Manchester Digital

Manchester Digital is the independent trade association for digital business in the North West of England. It brings together organisations and individuals from all parts of the industry – from creative to technical, from software to media, from telecommunications to marketing. Our vision is simple, that by working together we can make Manchester and the […]