Office of the Small Business Commissioner (OSBC) 

An independent public body set up to tackle late payment and unfavourable payment practices in the private sector. The OSBC covers the whole of the UK – England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The OSBC provide small businesses with a complaint investigation service to combat supply chain bullying. 

Intellectual Property Office (IPO) 

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright.