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Capital for Enterprise Ltd  

Capital for Enterprise (CfEL) is a fund management company for venture capital and debt guarantee schemes. It acts on behalf of the public and private sectors, bringing together expertise in SME finance markets (debt, equity and hybrids) with an understanding of public policy objectives. CfEL is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Care Quality Commission  

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulates all health and social care services in England. The commission ensures the quality and safety of care in hospitals, dentists, ambulances, and care homes, and the care given in people’s own homes. CQC is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department of Health

Central Advisory Committee on Pensions and Compensation  

The Central Advisory Committee on Pensions and Compensation (CAC Pensions and Compensation) gives advice on all service pension and compensation schemes and on policy issues related to them. CAC Pensions and Compensation is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Defence

Central Arbitration Committee  

The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) judges applications relating to recognition of trade unions. Its role is to promote fair and efficient arrangements in the workplace, by resolving collective disputes (in England, Scotland and Wales) either by voluntary agreement or, if necessary, through adjudication. CAC is a tribunal non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science  

The Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) provides scientific and technical support, consultancy and advice to Defra and other customers, in the fields of fisheries’ science and management, environmental assessment, aquaculture and fish health. Cefas is an executive agency of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Certification Office  

The Certification Office (CERTOFF) maintains a list of trade unions and employers' associations. CERTOFF works with the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Chevening Foundation  

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarships programme. Established in 1983, these scholarships support study at UK universities - mostly one-year Masters’ degrees - for students with demonstrable potential to become future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers. Chevening works with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service  

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) looks after the interests of children involved in family proceedings. It is independent of the courts and social services, but works under the rules of the Family Court and legislation to work with children and their families, and then advise the courts on what is considered to be in the best interests of individual children. Cafcass is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Education

Civil Justice Council  

The Civil Justice Council (CJC) is responsible for overseeing and co-ordinating the modernisation of the civil justice system. CJC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Justice

Civil Nuclear Police Authority  

The Civil Nuclear Police Authority (CNPA) employs and manages police officers and constables in the Civil Nuclear Constabulary and must ensure that their policing meets the need of the nuclear operating companies. This could involve denying unauthorised access to nuclear material or recovering control of nuclear material which may have been lost to unauthorised persons. CNPA is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department of Energy & Climate Change

Civil Procedure Rules Committee  

The Civil Procedure Rules Committee (CPRC) makes rules of court for the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal, the High Court and the county courts. CPRC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Justice

Civil Service Commission  

The Civil Service Commission regulates recruitment to the Civil Service, ensuring appointments are fair. It also hears complaints under the Civil Service Code. CSC is an executive non-departmental public body of the Cabinet Office

Commission on Human Medicines  

The Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) advises ministers on the safety and quality of medicinal products. CHM is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department of Health

Commissioner for Public Appointments  

The Commissioner for Public Appointments regulates the processes by which ministers make appointments to the boards of national and regional public bodies. The commissioner aims to ensure that such appointments are made on merit after a fair, open and transparent process. Commissioner for Public Appointments works with the Cabinet Office

Committee on Climate Change  

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) advises the government on emissions targets and reports to Parliament on progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. CCC is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department of Energy & Climate Change

Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment  

The Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COM) advises government on the stability of chemicals used in pesticides, pharmaceuticals and other products. COM is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department of Health

Committee on Radioactive Waste Management  

The Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) provides independent scrutiny and advice to the government on the long-term management of higher activity radioactive wastes. CoRWM is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department of Energy & Climate Change

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK  

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK manages Britain’s contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan, established in 1959, and supports around 700 awards annually. CSCUK is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for International Development

Competition and Markets Authority  

We work to promote competition for the benefit of consumers, both within and outside the UK. Our aim is to make markets work well for consumers, businesses and the economy. CMA is a non-ministerial department.

Competition Appeal Tribunal  

The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) is a specialist judicial body with a cross-disciplinary expertise in law, economics, business and accountancy, whose function is to hear and decide cases involving competition or economic regulatory issues. CAT is a tribunal non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Competition Service  

The Competition Service (CS) hears appeals on rulings by the Office of Fair Trading and the regulators of the telecommunications, electricity, gas, water, railways and air traffic services, under the Competition Act 1998 and other legislation. It also reviews decisions made by the Secretary of State, the OFT and the Competition Commission in respect of merger and market references. The government proposes to close, merge or reform this body as part of the Public Bodies Reform Programme. CS is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Construction Industry Training Board  

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction industry. It works with construction companies to improve skills, increase competitive edge and respond to the many challenges employers face. CITB is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Consumer Council for Water  

Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) represents water and sewerage consumers in England and Wales and takes up unresolved complaints. CCWater is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs http://www.ccwater.org.uk/

Consumer Focus  

Consumer Focus is the statutory consumer champion for England, Wales, Scotland and (for postal consumers) Northern Ireland. It investigates complaints that are of wider consumer interest and can make the provider's response public. Consumer Focus is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Copyright Tribunal  

The Copyright Tribunal makes rulings in unresolved cases on the terms and conditions of licences offered to applicants by collective licensing bodies in the copyright and related rights area. It can also settle disputes over royalties payable, for example by publishers of TV programme listings to broadcasting organisations. Copyright Tribunal is a tribunal non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Council for Science and Technology  

The Council for Science and Technology (CST) advises the government on developing science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) in the UK, improving STEM education and making more effective use of research and scientific advice. CST is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Covent Garden Market Authority  

CGMA works with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Criminal Cases Review Commission  

The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) is an independent public body that reviews possible miscarriages of justice in the criminal courts of England, Wales and Northern Ireland and refers cases to the appeal courts. CCRC is an executive non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Justice

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority  

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) administers the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme in England, Scotland and Wales. CICA is an executive non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Justice