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Summary of Investigation – Quintessentially (UK) Limited

Category: Investigation summaries - Thursday 9th September 2021

Organisation or Person Investigated Quintessentially (UK) Limited and any other companies or subsidiaries of the Quintessentially group (‘Quintessentially’). Matter(s) Investigated Whether Quintessentially is an unregistered consultant lobbyist, with particular reference to media reports about access for Quintessentially subscribers to senior people. Registrar’s Decision That Quintessentially does not need to register, based on the information provided. […]

Summary of Investigation – Three Lines Sport

Category: News - Tuesday 10th August 2021

August 2021 Organisation or Person Investigated Three Lines Sport Ltd and MR Sport and Mark Ramsdale Matter(s) Investigated Whether Three Lines Sport Ltd, MR Sport or Mark Ramsdale (“Mr Ramsdale”) are unregistered consultant lobbyists Registrar’s Decision That the communications Mr Ramsdale disclosed constitute consultant lobbying. The consultant lobbyist(s) whether Three Lines Sport Ltd, MR Sport […]

Annual Report and Accounts 2020-21

Category: Corporate documents - Tuesday 20th July 2021

The Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists’ Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year 2020-21 was laid before Parliament on 20 July 2021, having been certified by the Comptroller and Auditor General. You can download a copy below.

Consultation responses and conclusions

Category: Consultations - Thursday 13th May 2021

The Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists consulted on guidance, codes of conduct and compliance in February and March 2021.  You can view the responses received to the consultation and the Registrar’s conclusions in light of those responses, in the following downloadable documents. The Registrar will publish updated guidance in due course and current guidance remains in […]

Business Plan 2021/22

Category: Corporate documents - Thursday 29th April 2021

This document sets out the key priorities of the Registrar to ensure continued compliance with the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 during the 2021-22 financial year.

Update from the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists

Category: News - Tuesday 6th April 2021

As Registrar, my role is to apply the legislation on registration of consultant lobbying activity robustly and fairly. The scope and ambit of registration was defined by parliament in 2014 and remains a matter for government and parliament. Some recent comment has suggested that a number of groups of people, such as lawyers, management consultants […]

Guidance update – August 2020

Category: News - Tuesday 4th August 2020

The Registrar is today publishing an updated guidance document on registration and Quarterly Information Returns, which reflects updates to Pre-registration quarter, Declaring a code of conduct, and Updating register information and contact details. The updated guidance can be found here.

Consultations on Registerable communications, and Codes of Conduct

Category: Consultations - Monday 1st July 2019

The Registrar has today launched two public consultations relating to the application of the provisions in Part 1 of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014. The consultations are specifically on the subjects of: Registerable communications; and Codes of Conduct The consultation documents can be downloaded by clicking on their […]

Guidance updates on registration and compliance

Category: News - Friday 28th June 2019

The Registrar has today published updated guidance on: Registration and Quarterly Information Returns; and Compliance, including Information Notices, offences and penalties. These guidance notes update guidance previously issued in 2015 and 2018 respectively. All guidance published by the Registrar can be viewed via our Guidance page.

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