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Profile of registrant

British Brands Group / The Brands Group Ltd

Identification number in the register: 91005492340-75
Registration date: 25/09/09 17:57:34

The information on this organisation was last modified on 12/09/14 10:30:59
The date of the last annual update was 12/09/14 10:30:59

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: British Brands Group / The Brands Group Ltd
Legal status: Company limited by guarantee
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  John Noble
Position: Company Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  John Noble
Position: Company Secretary

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 100 Victoria Embankment 
London EC4Y 0DH
Telephone number: (+44) 1730 821212
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The British Brands Group's mission is:

To build in Britain the optimum climate for brands to deliver choice and value to consumers, through constant innovation and fair competition.

to provide the authoritative UK voice for brand manufacturers

to generate a deeper understanding of the contribution of brands to consumers, society and the economy

to be the prime UK forum for brand manufacturers across all sectors

to counter obstacles and threats to the Group’s mission
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

The British Brands Group focuses its activity on the consumer, social and economic contribution of brands, lobbying in particular on:

the ability of brand owners to create, build and protect brand equity;

the role of brands in consumer protection; and

the need for fair, vigorous competition.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Internal Market


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

The British Brands Group is a member of AIM, the European Brands Association in Brussels.

Financial data

Financial year: 11/2012 - 10/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.