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The OFT closed on 31 March 2014 and this website is no longer being updated. The OFT's work and responsibilities have passed to a number of different bodies. Read more.

Why work for us

You could be carrying out a major market study, investigating a complex merger or combating a new scam. You might be running a campaign on how to get out of debt, or weighing up whether a contract is unfair. Whatever your role, you'll be helping to make markets work well for consumers by contributing to our high-profile, high-impact work.

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Why work for us
Careers at the OFT and what it's like to work here
Working for us - a career with a difference

Join the OFT and you will be part of a team dedicated to making a difference to the lives of people across the UK.  In return, you will enjoy a range of excellent benefits.

Working for us - a career with a difference

Working for us - culture and values

The OFT is an independent, professional body staffed by high performing economists, lawyers and generalists. As well as our mission, we live by four values.

Working for us - culture and values

Benefits

A competitive salary, a generous pension, 30 days holiday entitlement and an on-site gym - just some of the benefits of working at the OFT.

Benefits

Working for us - what it's like

The OFT employs around 700 people. Read what some of them say about what it's like to work here.

Working for us - what it's like

Message from the Chairman

Read a message from our Chairman, Philip Collins.

Message from the Chairman

Civil Service staff survey - OFT results

In 2011, the OFT participated in the third annual Civil Service-wide staff survey. Across the Civil Service, some 350,000 civil servants provided feedback about their organisations.

OFT staff survey

Our work and structure
Our work and structure

The OFT is the UK's competition and consumer authority, and although there have been considerable successes in recent years, we are intent on raising our game. Find out more about our work and how we are structured.

Our work
Our structure

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