Summaries of consultations on legislative change.

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  • Summarises each consultation and provides easy access to the document for you to view the proposals in full.
  • Provides links to the government response to the consultation when this becomes available.
Closed Consultations Closed Date

European Commission consultation on whistleblower protection

The European Commission consults on strengthening the protection for whistleblowers at EU level.

29 May 2017

Consultation on new enforcement powers for the Certification Officer

The Government consults on new financial penalties that the Certification Officer may impose on a trade union that breaches its statutory obligations.

21 May 2017

Consultation on reforms to defined-benefit pension schemes

The Government consults on reforms to defined-benefit pension schemes.

14 May 2017

Consultation on new law to protect whistleblowers when applying for NHS jobs

The Government consults on new legislation to protect NHS whistleblowers when applying for NHS roles.

12 May 2017

Call for views on derogations from the GDPR

The Government seeks views on derogations under the General Data Protection Regulation.

10 May 2017

Consultation on GDPR consent guidance

The Information Commissioner's Office consults on draft guidance for complying with the rules on obtaining consent under the General Data Protection Regulation.

31 March 2017

Consultation on proposals to reform the fee regime in employment tribunals

The Government consults on proposals to extend access to the fee remission scheme and exempt from fees certain employment tribunal claims relating to payments from the national insurance fund.

14 March 2017

Consultation on technical changes to pensions auto-enrolment for new employers

The Government consults on proposals to improve the pensions auto-enrolment process for new employers who become subject to auto-enrolment duties during 2017.

3 March 2017

Consultation launched into corporate governance, executive pay and representation at board level

The Government has launched a consultation into improving corporate governance, focusing on executive pay, strengthening shareholder influence and employee representation at board level, and raising minimum standards and reporting for large privately-held businesses.

17 February 2017

Consultation on draft Regulations to reform the intermediaries legislation (IR35) in the public sector

The Government consults on proposals to reform the off-payroll working rules in the public sector.

17 February 2017

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