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CMA consults on changes to merger process

CMA consults on changes to merger process

The CMA is consulting on changes to 2 aspects of its merger investigation process.

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CMA to review NHBC undertakings

CMA to review NHBC undertakings

The CMA is to review long-standing undertakings relating to the National House-Building Council.

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Regulatory Delivery Awards: Do you know someone making a difference?

Regulatory Delivery Awards: Do you know someone making a difference?

Regulatory Delivery is showcasing outstanding work in delivering regulation in a way that gives business the confidence to invest and grow.

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Reduced regulation of English social housing providers: registration requirements

Reduced regulation of English social housing providers: registration requirements

On 6 April 2017, regulations relating to English social housing providers will change.

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Innovative fibreboard recycling firm attracts £250,000 investment

Innovative fibreboard recycling firm attracts £250,000 investment

Innovate UK funding for a novel wood fibre recovery process from MDF fibreboard helps unlock a secondary material source for the industry.

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UK tightens defences against money laundering

UK tightens defences against money laundering

Criminals will find it more difficult to launder money through the UK thanks to a new government crackdown.

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UKEF appoints Davinder Mann as Head of Legal Division

UKEF appoints Davinder Mann as Head of Legal Division

UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, has appointed Davinder Mann to lead the department’s Legal Division.

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Fees payable for transfers of property in different ownership

Fees payable for transfers of property in different ownership

An explanation of the correct fees to pay in various scenarios.

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CMA consults on provisional advice to release BAES undertakings

CMA consults on provisional advice to release BAES undertakings

The CMA provisionally considers that BAES should be released from long-standing competition requirements as they are no longer appropriate.

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Venturefest East Midlands: business growth and innovation support

Venturefest East Midlands: business growth and innovation support

If you're an entrepreneur or innovator you could benefit from a networking event to help grow your business through smart use of technology.

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UK and New Zealand reaffirm commitment to global trade liberalisation

UK and New Zealand reaffirm commitment to global trade liberalisation

Liam Fox and Lord Price met New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay today, strengthening the trading relationship between the 2 countries.

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‘Forward Ladies’ entrepreneur Etta Cohen honored

‘Forward Ladies’ entrepreneur Etta Cohen honored

A leading light for women in business has been awarded an OBE in recognition of her work, by Business Minister Margot James.

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CMA invites views on Manchester hospital trusts merger

CMA invites views on Manchester hospital trusts merger

The CMA is inviting views on the anticipated merger between 2 hospital trusts in central Manchester.

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Follow companies for free

Follow companies for free

The Follow service allows you to receive email alerts when companies file with us.

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UK’s research and innovation bodies welcome budget

UK’s research and innovation bodies welcome budget

First tranche of challenges supported by the Industrial Strategy challenge fund (ISCF) has been welcomed by research and innovation leaders.

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Updates to online services on 13 March

Updates to online services on 13 March

From 13 March portal users will receive more email correspondence and can be more specific about the type of document they are sending us.

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2017 Groceries Sector Survey – Now open

2017 Groceries Sector Survey – Now open

The GCA launches the 2017 survey of the groceries sector.

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2017 Groceries Sector Survey – Now open

2017 Groceries Sector Survey – Now open

The GCA launches the 2017 survey of the groceries sector.

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Open Rights Group campaign

Open Rights Group campaign

Government response to the Open Rights Group campaign regarding copyright criminal offence measures contained within the Digital Economy Bill 2016.

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GCA Supplier Mornings

GCA Supplier Mornings

Christine Tacon has organised two meetings for suppliers in London and Manchester.

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Business Minister hosts diversity and the industrial strategy roundtable

Business Minister hosts diversity and the industrial strategy roundtable

Business Minister hosts diversity and the industrial strategy roundtable.

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Introduction of Insolvency Rules 2016

Introduction of Insolvency Rules 2016

Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 will be introduced on 6 April 2017.

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Accelerator webinar: revolutionise the human information relationship for Defence

Accelerator webinar: revolutionise the human information relationship for Defence

A webinar for this Defence and Security Accelerator competition was held on 27 February 2017

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Low Pay Commission visits programme 2017

Low Pay Commission visits programme 2017

The Low Pay Commission (LPC) will be visiting areas across the UK to gather evidence on the National Minimum Wage rates and low pay.

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Current outage of online applications

Current outage of online applications

We are currently experiencing an outage to a number of our online systems.

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CMA consults on Mastercard/VocaLink undertakings

CMA consults on Mastercard/VocaLink undertakings

The CMA is consulting on undertakings offered by Mastercard to address competition concerns arising from its purchase of VocaLink.

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The Insolvency Service newsletter: winter 2017

The Insolvency Service newsletter: winter 2017

In our Winter newsletter we look how insolvency forms are changing, welcome our newly appointed chairman, directors and criminal enforcement team, and put the spotlight on our work with the Home Office to disqualify the directors of companies employing illegal workers.

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Illicit IPTV streaming devices: call for views

Illicit IPTV streaming devices: call for views

IPO calls for views on whether there is any need for legislative change to deal with the issue of illicit IPTV streaming devices.

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Business Secretary and Ministers hold meeting with leading retailers

Business Secretary and Ministers hold meeting with leading retailers

Greg Clark, Margot James and Jane Ellison held a retail roundtable with a number of the UK’s top retail companies to discuss the Industrial Strategy Green Paper.

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Defence Secretary meets Apprentices working on nuclear submarines as new Training Facility announced

Defence Secretary meets Apprentices working on nuclear submarines as new Training Facility announced

Defence Secretary, Sir Michael Fallon today met apprentices working on Britain’s new submarines who will benefit from a new £25 million Apprentice Training Facility at Barrow-in-Furness.

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Commercialisation of quantum technologies: apply for funding

Commercialisation of quantum technologies: apply for funding

Businesses can win a share of £14 million to either develop quantum technology prototypes or establish technical or market feasibility.

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Business customers now receive fewer online documents

Business customers now receive fewer online documents

We have changed how we confirm online applications for Land Registry portal users.

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Contacting the Insolvency Enquiry Line

Contacting the Insolvency Enquiry Line

Due to telephony issues our Insolvency Enquiry Line is currently unavailable.

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CMA investigates Heineken/Punch Taverns pubs acquisition

CMA investigates Heineken/Punch Taverns pubs acquisition

The CMA has opened an investigation into Heineken’s proposed acquisition of part of the Punch Taverns pubs portfolio.

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CMA updates register of advisory and warning letters

CMA updates register of advisory and warning letters

The CMA has updated its register of competition law advisory and warning letters with details for 2016.

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Chief Secretary meets Fife businesses to hear growth plans

Chief Secretary meets Fife businesses to hear growth plans

David Gauke met with Dunfermline businesses before chairing latest Devolved Administration Finance Minister meeting in Edinburgh.

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UK House Price Index (HPI) annual review 2016

UK House Price Index (HPI) annual review 2016

A review of the UK House Price Index statistics for 2016.

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Land Registry consults on Land Registration Rules 2003

Land Registry consults on Land Registration Rules 2003

Proposed rule changes will allow the introduction of new digital conveyancing and registration solutions over time.

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Manchester hospital trusts request fast track merger reference

Manchester hospital trusts request fast track merger reference

The CMA has opened a phase 1 investigation into the anticipated merger between 2 hospital trusts in central Manchester.

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Venturefest Bristol and Bath: exploring future cities innovation

Venturefest Bristol and Bath: exploring future cities innovation

Nine-month programme of events will explore the technologies transforming the places we live into smart cities.

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Business Secretary and TUC host corporate governance roundtable

Business Secretary and TUC host corporate governance roundtable

Business Secretary Greg Clark today discussed executive pay and how workers’ voices can be better heard in the boardroom as he co-hosted a roundtable with TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady.

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Request for supplier feedback on Local Land Charges procurement documents

Request for supplier feedback on Local Land Charges procurement documents

Land Registry is requesting supplier feedback on the draft of procurement documents about Digitisation and Transformation.

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CMA welcomes new Project Director

CMA welcomes new Project Director

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today announced the appointment of Alison Gold as a Project Director.

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Domain name scam

Domain name scam

Information about the latest domain name scam and what you should do if you receive a phone call.

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CMA reviews FirstGroup bus undertakings in Bristol

CMA reviews FirstGroup bus undertakings in Bristol

The CMA is to review long-standing undertakings covering FirstGroup and local authority tendered bus services in the Greater Bristol area.

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