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.
BIS has four executive agencies: Companies House, the Insolvency Service, the Intellectual Property Office and the National Measurement Office. It has over 100 other partners responsible for key areas, including the 25 Sector Skills Councils, nine Regional Development Agencies and seven Research Councils. Read about how we make public appointments.
The Learning and Skills Council exists to make England better skilled and more competitive with a single goal: to improve the skills of England’s young people and adults to ensure we have a workforce of world-class standard.
The Learning and Skills Improvement Service is the sector‑owned body that aims to accelerate the drive for excellence in the learning and skills sector, building the sector’s own capacity to design, commission and deliver improvement and strategic change.
LBRO reduces unnecessary red tape for law-abiding businesses to allow greater focus on targeting the rogue traders who harm vulnerable people and damage communities. It also encourage the provision of local authority regulatory services in a way that accords with the better regulation principles.
The Mayor's agency responsible for driving London's sustainable economic growth. It's the LDA's job to ensure that London remains a global success story.
The Low Pay Commission (LPC) was established as an independent body as a result of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 to advise the Government about the National Minimum Wage.
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