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Consumer tech and regulation

Our consumer tech and regulation hub provides consumer-focused manufacturers and service providers with the latest developments relating to consumer technology, including market insights and updates to relevant consumer legislation. We work closely with regulators, broadcasters, and industry experts to support a competitive and innovative consumer tech sector.

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Consumer Electronics Council

A steering group established to guide sector representation to government, broadcasters and technical bodies on behalf of UK CE players.


Consumer Electronics Strategy and Technology Group

This group brings the techUK TV and AV manufacturer community members together with a forward looking strategic perspective. It addresses the longer term topics that shape the TV and AV manufacturing space, including the platform developments, (international) standards, digital broadcasting developments etc.


Connected Home Group

The Connected Home Group looks at how we can accelerate the adoption of smart and connected home products. The group is looking at issues such as cyber security and privacy, energy efficiency and assisted living as well as help identifying market trends for connected products.


Consumer Rights Group

A new programme created in 2023 to engage the government on legislation and regulations relating to consumer rights. The initial activities are focusing around the upcoming Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Bill (DMCC) bill, particularly around the prevention of fake reviews and requirements around subscription service models. This programme will also be consulted when we develop our response to the UK Product Safety Review (expected mid-2023).


Product Technical Policy and Standards Group

The Product Technical Policy and Standards Group supports members in complying with relevant technical and safety standards and regulatory requirements when placing products on the market in the UK. The group engages regularly with the Office for Product Safety & Standards and has close working relationships with relevant national and international standards bodies.


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For more information please contact: 

Lewis Walmesley-Browne

Lewis Walmesley-Browne

Head of Market Access and Consumer Tech, techUK

Lewis' programmes cover a range of policy areas within Market Access (international trade regulation, sanctions and export controls, technical standards and product compliance, supply chains) and Consumer Tech (media and broadcast policy, consumer electronics, and connected home technology).

Prior to joining techUK, Lewis worked in government affairs and policy roles for international trade associations in Southeast Asia including the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce and the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia.

He holds an undergraduate degree in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Public Policy & Management from SOAS University of London.

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techUK Annual Dinner | 5 July | Book now!




The techUK Annual Dinner is the established, must-attend business dinner in our calendar. It brings together all the key figures in the tech industry, government and significant stakeholders for an enjoyable and influential evening.

The evening begins with a drinks reception, followed by a fabulous dinner and speeches from the country's leading technology stakeholders. The event allows important networking opportunities throughout the evening, culminating with after dinner drinks.