Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act enables you to obtain access to official information held by BIM, consistent with the public interest and the right to privacy of individuals.

We will work with you informally to provide you with the information you may require however, to apply for records held by BIM under the act you must make an official request.

Learn how to make a FOI request.

Having regard to the principles of openness, transparency and accountability as set out the Freedom of Information Act 2014 BIM will provide the following information online as part of its normal business activities:

General Information about BIM


Contact Details

  • Information Access Requests under legislation can be made by contacting
  • Media and public communications enquiries should be made to
  • Other contact details can be found on our People Finder

Our Services

Find out about the services BIM offers to the Seafood Industry


View BIM's Current tender competitions and public contracts awarded visit

Financial Information

  • Financial Statements
    • BIM's annual report contains the organisations financial statements amongst a wide range of other financial details.
      View BIM's financial reports
  • Board Member Remuneration
    • Members of the Board of BIM receive remuneration in respect of their membership of the Board. Some reasonable expenses for e.g. travel to meetings are also claimed by Board members.
      View BIM's Board remuneration - pending
      View the Board's travel expences claimed in 2015 - pending
  • BIM's pay and grading structures - pending

FOI log

Download BIM's BIM's FOI Log January 2012 to Feb 2016 (pdf 68Kb) 

To learn more about Freedom of Information and making a request visit