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ACCOUNTANTS

ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
www.accaglobal.com
Tel: 020 7396 5713
Email:
admin@taforum.org

CIMA - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Tel: 020 7637 2311
Email:
admin@taforum.org

CIPFA - Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
Tel: 020 7543 5600
Email:
admin@taforum.org

Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales
www.icaew.co.uk
Tel: 020 7920 8100
Email:
admin@taforum.org

Institute of Financial Accountants
Tel: 01732 458080
Email:
admin@taforum.org


AIRLINES

Air Transport Association
www.airlines.org

CAA – Civil Aviation Authority
www.caa.co.uk
Tel: 020 7379 7311
Email: infoservices@caa.co.uk

European Low Fares Airline Association
www.elfaa.com
Tel: 0032 (0)2 234 63 86

International Air Transport Association
www.iata.org
Tel: 0207 660 0068


ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

AMH - Association of Master Herbalists
www.associationofmasterherbalists.co.uk

HPC – Health Care Professionals
www.hpc-uk.org
Tel: 020 7582 0866

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulations Agency
www.mhra.gov.uk
Tel: 020 7084 2000  
Email:  info@mhra.gsi.gov.uk


BANKS

British Bankers Association
www.bba.org.uk
Tel: 020 7216 8800

London Investment Banking Association
www.liba.org.uk
Tel: 020 7796 3606
Email:
liba@liba.org.uk


FSA - Financial Services Authority (Official Regulator of the Insurance Industry).
Tel: 020 7066 1000
www.fas.gov.uk


BARS

Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry Supplies Association
www.bfbi.org.uk
Tel: 01902 422303
Email:
info@bfbi.org.uk

Bar Entertainment & Dance Association
www.beda.org.uk
Tel: 0161 429 0012
Email: info@beda.org.uk

Wine & Spirit Trade Association
www.wsta.co.uk
Tel: 020 7089 3877
Email:
info@wsta.co.uk


BROKERS

Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers
www.apcims.org
Tel: 020 7247 7080
Email:
info@apcims.co.uk

Institute of Insurance Brokers
Tel: 01933 410003
Email:
INSTIB@aol.com

Insurance Brokers Registration Council
Tel: 01376 501919
Email:
inter.sure@virgin.net

National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers
Tel: 01392 491551
Email:
enquiries@nacfb.org
Website:
www.nacfb.org


BUSES

Bus Appeals Body
www.busappealsbody
Tel: 01782 442855
Email: enquiries@bususers.org

Bus Users UK
www.bususers.org/complain.htm
Tel: 01782 442855
Email: enquiries@bususers.org

Confederation of Passenger Transport
www.cpt-uk.org
Telephone: 020 7240 3131
Email:  admin@cpt-uk.org

CAR HIRE

British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association
www.bvrla.co.uk
Tel: 01494 434747
Email:
bvrlamail@bvrla.co.uk

Licensed Private Hire Car Association
Tel : 07956 329288
Email :
lphca@btinternet.com


ESTATE AGENTS

Association of Residential Letting Agents
www.arla.co.uk
Tel:01494 431680

National Association of Estate Agents
www.naea.co.uk
Tel: 01926 496800
Email:
info@naea.co.uk

EOA - Ombudsman for Estate Agents
www.oea.co.uk
Tel: 01722 333306


ELECTRICITY

AEP – Association of Electricity Producers (trade association for the UK electricity market.
www.aepuk.com
Telephone: 020 7930 9390
Email:
enquiries@aepuk.com

ENA - Energy Networks Association (industry body funded by UK gas and electricity transmission and distribution licence holders)
www.electricity.org.uk
Tel: 20 7706 5100
Email: info@energynetworks.org

Energy Supply Ombudsman
www.energy-ombudsman.org.uk
Tel: 0845 055 0760
Email: enquiries@energy-ombudsman.org.uk

ERA - Energy Retail Association (represents Britain's domestic electricity and gas suppliers in the domestic market in Great Britain)
www.energy-retail.org.uk
Email:  mailto: info@energy-retail.org.uk

National Grid
www.nationalgrid.com/uk/electricity
Tel: 0845 0700203
Email: customersupport@uk.ngrid.com

Ofgem – Regulates the electricity and gas markets in Great Britain
www.ofgem.gov.uk
Tel: 020 7901 7000
Email:  consumeraffairs@ofgem.gov.uk


GARAGES

Association of Electrical & Mechanical Trades
www.aemt.co.uk
Tel: 0190 4674 899
Email:
enquiries@aemt.co.uk

Independent Garage Association
www.rmif.co.uk/association
Tel: 020 7580 9122

Motor Vehicle Repairers Association
www.mvra.com
Email : enquiry@mvra.com
Tel : 0870 458 3051


GAS

Corgi – Council for Registered Gas Installers
www.trustcorgi.com
Tel: 0800 915 0485
Email:  enquiries@trustcorgi.com

Energy Supply Ombudsman
Tel: 0845 055 0760
Email: enquiries@energy-ombudsman.org.uk

HETAS - official body recognised by government to approve solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services
www.hetas.co.uk
Tel: 0845 2233033
Email:  info@hetas.co.uk

IGEM - Institute of Gas Engineers (independent body serving a wide range of professionals in the UK and international gas industry)
www.igem.org.uk
Tel:  01509 282728
Email:  General@igem.org.uk

National Fireplace Association - trade association of the fire and fireplace industry. Its primary objective is to promote stoves, fires and fireplaces for all fuels, but it also seeks to encourage high standards within the industry,
www.nfa.org.uk
Tel:  0121 288 0050
Email:  enquiry@nfa.org.uk

Ofgem – Regulates the electricity and gas markets in Great Britain
www.ofgem.gov.uk
Tel: 7901 7295
Email:  consumeraffairs@ofgem.gov.uk


GOVERNMENT

Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman
www.ombudsman.org.uk/
Tel: 0845 015 4033
Email: phso.enquiries@ombudsman.org.uk

HOSPITALS

ECCA – Independent Healthcare Association
www.ecca.org.uk
Tel: 08450 577 677

GMC – General Medical Council
www.gmc-uk.org
Tel: 0161 923 6602

HPC – Health Care Professionals
www.hpc-uk.org
Tel: 020 7582 0866

Health Service Ombudsman
www.ombudsman.org.uk
Tel: 0845 015 4033
Email: phso.enquiries@ombudsman.org.uk

HOTELS

Bed & Breakfast Association
www.bandbassociation.org
Tel: 01935 815252
Email:
info@BandBassociation.org

British Hospitality Association
www.bha.org.uk
Tel: 0207 404 7744
Email:  bha@bha.org.uk

Hotel & Catering International Management Association
Tel: 020 87727400
Email:
admin@taforum.org


INSURANCE

ABI - Association of British Insurers
Tel: 020- 7600 3333
www.abi.org.uk

BIBA - British Insurance Brokers Association
Tel: 020 7623 9043
www.biba.org.uk

Financial Ombudsman
www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk
Tel: 0845 080 1800
Email: complaint.info@financial-ombudsman.org.uk

IIB - Institute of Insurance Brokers
Tel: 01933 410003
www.Iib-uk.com


INTERNET SHOPPING

BERR – Department for Business Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
www3.dti.gov.uk
Tel: 020 7215 5000
Email: enquiries@berr.gsi.gov.uk

OFT – Office of Fair Trading
www.oft.gov.uk
Tel: 08454 04 05 06
Email: enquiries@oft.gsi.gov.uk.

Trading Standards
www.tradingstandards.gov.uk


LOCAL GOVERNMENT

LCO – Local Government Ombudsman
www.lgo.org.uk
Tel: 0845 602 1983


MOBILE PHONES

FCS – Federation of Communication Service
www.fcs.org.uk
Tel: 0 20 8249 6363
Email: fcs@fcs.org.uk

Ofcom – Office of Communications
www.ofcom.org.uk
020 7981 3000


NHS

Healthcare Commission
www.healthcarecommission.org.uk

Monitor – Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts
www.monitor-nhsft.gov.uk
Tel: 020 7340 2400
Email: enquiries@monitor-nhsft.gov.uk


OPTICIANS

Federation of Manufacturing Opticians
www.fmo.co.uk
Tel: 020 7298 5123
Email:
office@fmo.co.uk

Federation of Ophthalmic & Dispensing Opticians
www.fodo.com
Tel: 020 7298 5151
Email:
optics@fodo.com

GOC – General Optical Council
www.optical.org
Tel: 20 7580 3898
Email: goc@optical.org


RESTAURANTS

Academy of Food and Wine
www.afws.co.uk
Tel: 020 8661 4646

British Hospitality Association
www.bha.org.uk/
Tel: 0207 404 7744
Email:  bha@bha.org.uk

Food Standards Agency
www.food.gov.uk
Email (general food hygiene):  Michelle.Bayliss@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk
Tel: 0207 276 8971

Restaurant Association
www.ragb.co.uk
Tel: 020 7831 8727
Email:
enquiries@ragb.co.uk


SOLICITORS

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
www.apil.com
Tel: 0115 958 0585
The Law Society
www.lawsociety.org.uk
T
el: 020 7242 1222
SUPERMARKETS

OFT – Office of Fair Trading
www.oft.gov.uk
Tel: 08454 04 05 06.
Email: enquiries@oft.gsi.gov.uk


TELEPHONES

CISAS - Communications and Internet Services Ajudication Scheme
www.cisas.org.uk
Email: info@cisas.org.uk
Tel: 020 7520 3827

Internet Telephony Services Providers’ Association
www.itspa.org.uk
Tel: 0 20 7340 1422

OTELO – Office of the Telecommunications Ombudsman
www.otelo.org.uk
Tel: 0845 050 1614
Email: enquiries@otelo.org.uk 


TELEVISION

Department for Culture, Media and Sport
www.culture.gov.uk/

Digital Television Group
www.dtg.org.uk
Email office@dtg.org.uk
Tel: 0870 242 7346

Ofcom
www.ofcom.org.uk
Tel: 020 7981 3000

Royal Television Society
www.rts.org.uk
Tel: 020 7822 2810
Email:
info@rts.org.uk


THEATRES

Association of British Theatre Technicians
www.abtt.org.uk
Tel: 020 7403 3778
Email:
office@abtt.org.uk

Equity
www.equity.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7379 6000
Email:
info@equity.org.uk


Society of London Theatre
www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk
Tel: 020 7557 6700
Email:
enquiries@solttma.co.uk

The Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers
www.s-t-a-r.org.uk
Email: info@s-t-a-r.org.uk


TRAINS

ATOC – Association of Train Operating Companies
www.atoctravelagents.org/licensing
Tel: 08701 222 456
Email: travelagents@atoc.org

ORR – Office of Rail Regulator
www.rail-reg.gov.uk
Tel: 020 7282 2000
Email: contact.cct@orr.gsi.gov.uk

Railway Forum
www.railwayforum.com
Tel: 020 7259 6543
Email:
railinfo@railwayforum.com


TRAVEL AGENTS

ABTA – The Travel Association
www.abta.com
Tel: 020 7307 1909
Email:
management@abta.co.uk

AITO - Association of Independent Tour Operators
www.aito.co.uk
Tel:  020 8744 9280
Email: info@aito.co.uk


WATER

Consumer Council for Water
www.ccwater.org.uk
Tel: 0845 039 2837
Email: enquiries@ccwater.org.uk

Ofwat - Water industry regulator for England and Wales
www.ofwat.gov.uk
Tel: 0121 625 1300
Email: enquiries@ofwat.gsi.gov.uk

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