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

Consultation on work, health and disability: improving lives

The Government consults on wide-ranging proposals intended to improve job opportunities and retention for those with long-term health conditions and disabilities and promote healthier workplaces.

17 February 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 simplification of tax treatment of termination payments

The Government consults on draft legislation to simplify the tax and national insurance treatment of termination payments.

5 October 2016

Consultation on compulsory gender pay reporting for large public-sector employers

The Government consults on the introduction of mandatory gender pay gap reporting for large public-sector employers.

30 September 2016

Consultation on changes to intermediaries legislation (IR35) for the public sector

The Government consults on its proposals to strengthen the intermediaries legislation in the public sector.

18 August 2016

Consultation on reform of the Civil Service Compensation Scheme

The Government consults on its proposals to reform the Civil Service Compensation Scheme, as part of its consultation on public-sector exit payments.

4 May 2016

Consultation on reforms to public-sector exit payments

The Government consults on proposals to implement reforms to public-sector exit payments.

3 May 2016

Consultation on draft gender pay gap reporting regulations for large employers

The Government consults on the draft Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Information) Regulations 2016, which introduce gender pay gap reporting for employers in the private and voluntary sectors with at least 250 employees.

11 March 2016

Consultation on draft shared parental leave Regulations

The Government seeks views on three draft statutory instruments on the shared parental leave and pay system, through an informal consultation.

18 March 2014

Consultation on proposals to address concerns about zero hours contracts

The Government consults on proposals to improve zero hours contracts for individuals and employers.

13 March 2014

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