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OGC-The Best Management Practice products have been created on behalf of Her Majesty's Government (HMG) in the United Kingdom which owns the embodied intellectual property. OGC, former owner of Best Management Practice, has been the custodian of the portfolio on behalf of HMG since 2000. In June 2010 the Minister for the Cabinet Office announced a reorganization of some Government activities and confirmed that Best Management Practice functions have moved into Cabinet Office. The Cabinet Office is a separate department of HM Government (HMG) responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet of the United Kingdom www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk. The portfolio continues to be universally adopted as best practice through commercial arrangements for services through contracts awarded to The Stationery Office (TSO) as Official Publisher and APM Group Ltd (APMG) as Official Accreditor. Both organisations ensure our brands are supported by high quality training, publications, software tools and consultancy.