Summaries of consultations on legislative change.

This tool:

  • 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.


Open Consultations Closing Date

Consultation on new small business commissioner's complaints handling scheme

The Government consults on the detail of the small business commissioner's role in the complaints handling scheme.

7 December 2016

Inquiry into the future world of work and rights of workers launched

The Government seeks views on the status and rights of workers, agency workers, the self-employed and those working in the "gig economy", as well as the role of trade unions in representing these workers.

19 December 2016

Consultation on the advice requirement for overseas pension transfers

The Government consults on the requirement to receive independent financial advice in relation to overseas pensions.

23 December 2016

Consultation on review of state pension age

The Government consults on the state pension age beyond 2028.

31 December 2016

Consultation on draft Regulations to exclude employers that employ illegal workers from employment allowance

The Government consults on proposals to exclude employers that employ illegal workers from employment allowance.

3 January 2017

Consultation on transferring NHS pension administration charges to participating employers

The Government consults on proposals to transfer the cost of NHS pension scheme administration services to participating employers.

9 January 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 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

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