Useful Information

Companies House
www.companieshouse.gov.uk

Responsible for incorporating and dissolving limited companies; store company information delivered under the Companies Act and related legislation; and make available this information the public.

Directgov
www.direct.gov.uk

Directgov is the place to turn for the widest range of government information and services.

The Home Office
www.homeoffice.gov.uk

The Home Office is the government department responsible for the police in England and Wales, national security, the justice system and immigration.

The Law Society
www.lawsociety.org.uk

The Regulatory body for Solicitors in England and Wales.

The Bar Coucil
www.barcouncil.org.uk

The Regulatory body for Barristers in England and Wales.

FLAG – A Foreign Law Guide
www.ials.sas.ac.uk

A free database covering international legal resources held by UK law libraries in Universities and research institutes.

Department for Constitutional Affairs
www.dca.gov.uk

The Ministry of Justice works to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public.

Trading Standards Institute
www.tradingstandards.gov.uk

Consumer protection information in the UK. Supported and maintained by TSI, the Trading Standards Institute.

Child Support Agency
www.csa.gov.uk

The Child Support Agency (CSA) is a delivery arm of the Department for Work and Pensions (Child Maintenance Group) in Great Britain and the Department for Social Development in Northern Ireland.

The Office of Public Sector Information
www.opsi.gov.uk

These provide online access to UK legislation, license the re-use of Crown copyright material, manage the Information Fair Trader Scheme, maintain the Government’s Information Asset Register and provide advice and guidance on official publishing and Crown copyright.

Her Majesty’s Courts Service
www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk

Administration of the civil, family and criminal courts in England and Wales. This covers Crown, county and magistrates’ courts.

Independent Police Complaints Commission
www.ipcc.gov.uk

Find out when and how you can make a complaint against the police.

Legal Services Commissions
www.legalservices.gov.uk

Regulatory body for Legal Aid in England and Wales

The Assets Recovery Agency
www.assetsrecovery.gov.uk

They exercises powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

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