The Central Office of Information
The Central Office of Information (COI) is the Government's centre of excellence for marketing and communications.
COI works with government departments and the public sector to produce information campaigns on issues that affect the lives of every citizen - from health and education to benefits, rights and welfare.
The organisation combines expertise in marketing communications with an understanding of government systems and procurement policies.
COI provides consultancy, procurement and project management in every area of communications and strives to achieve best value for government in each of its service groups.
COI's Chief Executive reports to the Minister for the Cabinet Office and the organisation is given annual ministerial targets to achieve.