Government helps firms over employment red tape

measures to help firms understand and implement employment regulations are to
be introduced, Employment Relations Minister Alan Johnson announced today. The
moves include:

Consulting on how harmonising start dates for domestic regulations could best
work in practice

Piloting free or subsidised employment law advice visits to employers of less
than 50 employees

Running a number of pilot schemes giving a shared HR resource to small firms

Better Regulation Task Force report on employment regulation was published on
15 May this year. The DTI has co-ordinated the response on behalf of the

of the Government’s response to the task force’s recommendations can be found
on the DTI website at:

By Quentin Reade

Comments are closed.