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  • Limited partnerships: reform of limited partnership law

    We're seeking views on proposals that will deter the misuse of limited partnerships in criminal activity. This consultation sets out a number of proposals aimed at: improving the regulatory regime governing limited partnerships preventing their misuse. More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Business Productivity Review: Call for Evidence

    Raising productivity is one of the Government’s key priorities and is core to the Industrial Strategy . The Industrial Strategy White Paper announced that the Government would launch a review of the actions that could be most effective in improving the productivity and growth of small and... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: pension reform

    The purpose of this consultation is to gather views on the proposed approach that will enable the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority to implement pension reform. The pension reform will apply to members of the Civil Nuclear Pension Plan (CNPP) and the SLC section of the Magnox Electric Group of... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Modernising consumer markets: consumer green paper

    This consultation seeks views on: getting consumers better deals and better service in utilities markets helping consumers benefit from their data and remain protected when they buy and sell online how to improve the system of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) ... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • The regulation of nuclear sites in the final stages of decommissioning and clean-up

    Working with the regulators and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has identified an opportunity to improve current arrangements that apply to the regulation of the final stages of nuclear site decommissioning and clean-up. We... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Environmental Impact Assessment - Consultation on Changes to Regulations for Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning

    This consultation sets out proposals for the transposition of Directive 2014/52/EU (the “2014 Directive”) in relation to the consenting regime for nuclear reactor decommissioning and dismantling projects. The 2014 Directive amends Directive 2011/92/EU (the “EIA Directive”) on the... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • A future framework for heat in buildings: call for evidence

    The Clean Growth Strategy presented major policies and plans that will cut the cost of energy, drive economic growth, create high value jobs right across the UK, and improve our quality of life. This call for evidence reaffirms that ambition by building on the commitment to phase out... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Insolvency and corporate governance

    This consultation puts forward a number of measures to improve corporate governance in firms that are in or approaching insolvency. It also seeks views on some other aspects of the wider corporate governance framework and whether these are working as they should. More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Consultation on parental bereavement leave and pay

    We're seeking views on options for regulations to fulfil certain provisions contained in the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill which is currently being considered in Parliament. We're consulting on key issues which will help to shape the policy on Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay, to... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Proposals regarding setting standards for smart appliances

    The Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan , published July 2017, stated that we would consult on setting standards for smart appliances, based on the principles of interoperability, data protection, grid- and cyber-security. This consultation sets out our proposals regarding smart appliance... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Employment Status Consultation

    This consultation seeks views on whether the options proposed in the Taylor review could achieve more certainty and clarity for businesses when determining employment status, particularly in relation to the realities of the modern labour market. We are also seeking to understand the potential... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Good work: the Taylor review of modern employment practices - Consultation on measures to increase transparency in the UK labour market

    In July 2017, The Review of Modern Working Practices was published, which included 53 recommendations. The review considered a range of issues, including the implications of new forms of work, the rise of digital platforms and the impact of new working models on employee and worker rights,... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Good Work: the Taylor Review of Modern Employment Practices - Consultation on enforcement of employment rights recommendations

    The government seeks views on the recommendations in the Review of Modern Working Practices on the enforcement of employment rights. This consultation: Sets out the government’s intention to enforce a wider range of basic employment rights on behalf of vulnerable workers. We’re... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Good Work: the Taylor Review of Modern Employment Practices- Consultation on Agency Workers Recommendations

    This consultation seeks views on recommendations made in the Review of Modern Working Practices published on 11/7/2017. Specifically, it looks at how to increase transparency of contractual arrangements for agency workers, how Umbrella Companies or intermediaries could be brought within the... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Energy Company Obligation: ECO3, 2018-2022

    We’re seeking views on the future design of the Energy Company Obligation ( ECO ) scheme, a programme that delivers energy efficiency measures to low income and vulnerable households across Great Britain. This includes: the scheme moving to a 100% Affordable Warmth... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Warm Home Discount Scheme 2018/19

    This consultation proposes a number of changes to the Warm Home Discount Scheme for winter 2018 to 2019. Under these proposals the scheme would continue to provide direct energy bill rebate of £140 to over 2 million low income and vulnerable households. We are also proposing issuing... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • National Policy Statement For Geological Disposal Infrastructure - Implementing Geological Disposal

    Government policy is to permanently dispose of our higher activity radioactive waste through geological disposal. Geological disposal involves placing radioactive waste in an engineered facility deep underground, keeping it away from people and the environment. It is acknowledged across the... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Working with Communities - Implementing Geological Disposal

    Government policy is to permanently dispose of our higher activity radioactive waste through geological disposal. Geological disposal involves placing radioactive waste in an engineered facility deep underground, keeping it away from people and the environment. It is acknowledged across the... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • BEIS Energy and Climate Change Public Attitudes Tracker Review

    The quarterly BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker provides a valuable source of evidence for the department in its development of energy policy. It originated in DECC in 2012, and to date there have been 24 waves of data collection. However with the creation of BEIS, the department’s priorities... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Offshore Renewables Decommissioning guidance for industry: proposed updates

    The date for responses has been extended to 16 March to ensure we capture as many views on the draft Guidance Notes as possible in determining the final version of the document. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is seeking views on a series of proposed updates... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • NPS for Nuclear Power Above 1GW Single Reactor Capacity Beyond 2025: Siting Criteria & Process

    Government continues to believe that new nuclear power has an important role to play in the UK’s future energy mix, alongside other low-carbon energy sources. National Policy Statements (NPS) establish the case for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, as defined in the... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Domestic private rented sector minimum level of energy efficiency

    This consultation seeks views on the Government’s proposal to amend the domestic Minimum Level of Energy Efficiency Regulations to introduce a capped landlord financial contribution element. This proposal is designed to future-proof the regulations and make them as effective as possible,... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Data sharing regulations for a safeguard energy tariff

    We’re looking for views on adding a safeguard energy tariff imposed by Ofgem (the regulator) for vulnerable consumers on standard variable and fixed-term default tariffs to the list of fuel poverty measures for which public authorities can share data with gas and electricity suppliers... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Consultation on the Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018

    This consultation seeks stakeholders’ views on proposals to introduce powers, via The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018, to enable BEIS’s Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment & Decommissioning (OPRED) to impose civil sanctions in respect of breaches of some... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • A consultation on the practice of cash retention under construction contracts

    Purpose of consultation The purpose of this consultation is to seek information on the practice of cash retention under construction contracts and gather views on the findings of the supporting documentation. The consultation is relevant to any party to a commercial construction... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • A consultation to support a Post Implementation Review of the 2011 Changes to Part 2 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996

    Purpose of consultation As part of its commitment to better regulation, the Government said it will undertake a non-statutory post implementation review of the 2011 changes to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the “Construction Act”). To help inform that... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Building a market for energy efficiency: Call for Evidence

    This Call for Evidence outlines a range of barriers to investment in energy efficiency on both the demand and supply side; invites views about the role of Government in overcoming those barriers and stimulating the market through more direct interventions; and considers a range of potential... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • National Security and Infrastructure Investment Review

    We're seeking views on how the Government can best ensure that investments and takeovers do not raise national security concerns. The UK follows an economic model that thrives on openness to trade. This has served the country well over the years. However, such a model can only be effective if... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • Aviation EU Emissions Trading System

    This consultation will cover UK implementation of the agreed amendments to the Aviation EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). The amendments to be implemented are: To extend the existing Intra-European Economic Area (EEA) scope for the Aviation EU ETS until 31 December 2023; ... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting

    We're seeking views on the UK government’s proposals for a streamlined and more effective energy and carbon reporting framework. Reporting is proposed to be done within companies’ annual reports, which shareholders can request, and are filed with and made available by Companies House. It... More
    Closed 8 months ago
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