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Regulatory Policy Writing

At Policy Pros we are often asked to assist in the review or creation of documents to help organisations pass registration or regulation controls. This article covers Regulatory Policy Writing.

UK Regulatory Bodies

Commonly, UK regulators have a very well defined set of criteria to mark against and are aware of duplicated content. Therefore, we do thorough research on all our client’s regulators requirements and only produce bespoke, custom-written content for our customers. 

Regulatory Policy Writing Quotes

If you are looking for a regulatory assessment, whether you are new to the market or wish to update your policy and procedure documents – as well as any process mapping that you require – please let us know. We are happy to hear about your requirements and give you a free quote for our services. We also offer a consultancy service if you do not want to jump right into policy writing. Therefore we can assist in defining from our analysis the baseline requirements for your regulatory body. Below is a list of common UK regulators that require policy and procedure documentation written.

List of UK Regulatory Bodies

Charities Regulation

  • The Charity Commission for England and Wales
  • Charity Commission for Northern Ireland
  • Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

Education Regulation

  • The General Teaching Councils for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • Ofqual – Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
  • Ofsted – Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills
  • Office for Students (OfS)

Environmental Regulation

  • Environment Agency (EA)
  • Marine Management Organisation (MMO)
  • Natural Resources Wales (NRW)
  • Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA)
  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)

Financial Regulation

  • The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • Financial Reporting Council
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies (ORCIC)
  • Payment Systems Regulator (PSR)
  • Pensions Regulator
  • Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)
  • The Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS)

Health Regulation

  • Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • NHS Improvement (NHSI)
  • Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
  • The General Chiropractic Council (GCC)
  • General Dental Council (GDC)
  • The General Medical Council (GMC)
  • General Optical Council (GOC)
  • The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
  • General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW)
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – fifteen professions with designated titles[1]
  • The Health and Safety Executive
  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
  • Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI)
  • Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

Housing Regulation

  • Regulator of Social Housing
  • Scottish Housing Regulator

Law Regulation

  • Bar Standards Board
  • CILEx Regulation
  • Faculty of Advocates
  • Law Society of Northern Ireland
  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Master of the Faculties
  • Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority

Social Care Regulation

  • Scottish Care Inspectorate
  • Care Council for Wales (CCW)
  • Social Work England[2]
  • Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)
  • Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)

Transport Regulation

  • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
  • Office of Rail and Road (ORR)

Utility Regulation

  • Ofcom – independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries
  • Phone-paid Services Authority – the regulator for Phone-paid services in the UK, part of Ofcom, replaces ICSTIS, PhonepayPlus

Energy Regulation

  • Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)
  • Ofgem – the Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets
  • Ofwat – the Water Services Regulation Authority
  • The Utility Regulator – regulating electricity, gas, water and sewerage industries in Northern Ireland
  • Water Industry Commissioner for Scotland


  • Advertising Standards Authority
  • British Board of Film Classification
  • Competition and Markets Authority
  • Council for Registered Gas Installers
  • Direct Marketing Authority
  • Engineering Council – the regulatory body for the engineering profession
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Food Standards Agency
  • Forensic Science Regulator
  • Fundraising Regulator
  • Gambling Commission
  • Gaming Board for Great Britain
  • Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority
  • HM Revenue and Customs
  • Independent Press Standards Organisation
  • Information Commissioner’s Office
  • Oil and Gas Authority
  • Planning Inspectorate
  • Independent Police Complaints Commission
  • Security Industry Authority

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