Consultations- Closed

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.
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Closed Consultations Closed Date

Consultation on implementation of £95,000 cap on exit payments for public-sector workers

The Government consults on its plans for implementing a cap on exit payments for most public-sector workers in England, Wales and Scotland. The cap means that exit payments will be limited to £95,000 for staff in the civil service, local government, NHS and police.

3 July 2019

Call for evidence on violence and abuse towards shop staff

The Government launches a call for evidence on violence and abuse towards staff working in retail.

28 June 2019

Low Pay Commission consults on national minimum wage

The Low Pay Commission consults on the national minimum wage to assist it in compiling its report for the Government on future upratings of the national minimum wage.

7 June 2019

Consultation on off-payroll working rules (IR35) for the private sector from April 2020

The Government consults on proposals to implement the reforms to the off-payroll working rules (IR35) for the private sector from April 2020.

28 May 2019

Consultation on confidentiality clauses

The Government consults on proposals to limit the misuse of confidentiality clauses in situations of workplace harassment or discrimination.

29 April 2019

Consultation on extending redundancy protection for pregnant women and new parents

The Government consults on proposals to extend the period of protection against redundancy for pregnant women and new parents on return to work.

5 April 2019

Consultation on salaried workers and salary-sacrifice schemes

The Government consults on proposed changes to the national minimum wage rules regarding salaried workers and on the operation of salary-sacrifice schemes.

1 March 2019

Consultation on strategy for supporting veterans

The Government consults on its long-term strategy for supporting veterans, including steps that can be taken to improve their employability after military life.

21 February 2019

Consultation on proposed reform of employment law hearing structures

Updated to reflect that the deadline for responding to the consultation, which was due to close on 11 January 2019, has been extended to 31 January 2019.

31 January 2019

Consultation on collective defined-contribution (CDC) pension schemes

Updated to include a reference to the Government's response to the consultation.

16 January 2019

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