BIS is supported by a wide range of partner organisations in delivering its strategic priorities. Our partners provide services, information and advice to the Department and directly to a wide range of people and organisations. We have nine executive agencies: Companies House, The Insolvency Service, the Intellectual Property Office, the Land Registry, the Met Office, the National Measurement Office, Ordnance Survey the Skills Funding Agency and the UK Space Agency. Read about how we make public appointments. See also the BIS Public Bodies Directory 2010
The Science and Technology Facilities Council's mission is to promote and support: scientific and engineering research; post-graduate training in astronomy, particle physics, space science and nuclear physics; and research in any other field which makes use of scientific facilities made available by the Council the advancement of knowledge and technology and to provide trained scientists and engineers
The Student Loans Company (SLC) is a UK public sector organisation established to administer the student loans scheme within the policy context set by Government and the legislative framework.
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