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  • Transposition of the EIA Directive - The Electricity Works (EIA) Regulations 2017

    This consultation invites comments on proposals for implementing amendments to the European Union Directive on environmental impact assessment in so far as the Directive applies to the Electricity Works (EIA) Regulations 2017. How to Respond If you are responding in writing, please make it... More
    Closed 1 week ago
  • EIA Directive Transposition - Offshore Petroleum and Pipe-lines (EIA) Regulations 2017

    This consultation invites comments on proposals for implementing amendments to the European Union Directive on environmental impact assessment in so far as the Directive applies to the Offshore Production and Pipe-lines (EIA) Regulations 2017. How to Respond If you are responding in writing,... More
    Closed 1 week ago
  • Corporate governance reform

    For Britain to thrive in a global economy, businesses need to focus on long-term value creation and command public confidence and respect. But for people to retain faith in capitalism and free markets, big business must earn and keep the trust and confidence of their customers, employees and the... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Review of Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI)

    In her November 2016 speech to the CBI Annual Conference on a modern Industrial Strategy, the Prime Minister announced a Review of the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI), led by David Connell, an industry expert with a background in the UK’s science and technology sector. SBRI is a... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • UK bioeconomy: call for evidence

    This call for evidence seeks your input to help shape a UK bioeconomy strategy. Our aim is to produce a strategy which will foster a world leading bioeconomy which is appropriate to the UK's industrial structure and availability of natural resources. This strategy will engage with many... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Heat in Non-Domestic Buildings Call for Evidence

    This call for evidence provides the means to test what we have learned so far and to seek feedback and views to help us develop and support future policy development. We are seeking views from those in the building industry and decision-makers on the opportunities, and how we can: • ... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Heat in Buildings online consultation

    This consultation asks for views on options for raising domestic boiler standards. The Government is also seeking evidence on the costs and benefits of wider domestic central heating system performance improvements. More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Proposed Changes to the Government's Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)

    We are seeking comments on proposed changes to the Government’s Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) for the calculation of fuel use in dwellings. More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Reforming The Employment Tribunal System

    The Government seeks views on the issues to be considered when implementing the wider justice system reform principles in the Employment Tribunal system. Views from all users of the system are particularly welcome, and responses from representatives and advisors of individuals and business, the... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • A smart, flexible energy system: a call for evidence

    As part of our commitment to building a 21 st century energy infrastructure, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Ofgem are working together to ensure our energy system can respond to the latest challenges, and take advantage of the opportunities offered by new... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • The Groceries Code Adjudicator Review: Part 1 - Statutory Review

    The Groceries Code Adjudicator is the UK’s independent adjudicator responsible for overseeing the relationship between supermarkets and their suppliers. The GCA also ensures that large supermarkets treat their direct suppliers lawfully and fairly and investigate complaints. This... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • The Groceries Code Adjudicator Review: Part 2 - Call for Evidence on the case for extending the GCA’s remit

    The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) s the UK's independent adjudicator responsible for overseeing the relationship between supermarkets and their suppliers. The GCA also ensures that large supermarkets treat their direct suppliers lawfully and fairly and investigates complaints. ... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Post Office network consultation

    We are seeking your views on the accessibility of post offices, the services available at branches, and the role that communities might be able to play in the future of the network. Government provides funding to maintain a national network of post office branches that is accessible to... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Small Business Commissioner: policy for secondary legislation

    The Small Business Commissioner was established by the Enterprise Act 2016 (the Act). The Commissioner’s role is to support small businesses to resolve payment disputes and avoid future issues by encouraging a culture change in how businesses deal with each other. The... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Furniture and furnishings fire safety regulations: proposed changes (2016)

    We think the 1988 Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations are now out of date and need revising. We are therefore proposing to bring the regulations into line with changing furniture making practices and consumer preferences. More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Climate Change Agreements: Review of Buy-out Price

    This consultation was carried out by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. In July 2016, the department merged with the Department for Business and Innovation and Skills to form the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The Department is seeking views and evidence to... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Apprenticeship Funding Proposals

    This survey is being held on the BEIS Citizen Space platform due to the recent Machinery of Government changes. This survey invites you to comment on the Government’s proposals for funding apprenticeships as published on 12 August 2016. This survey applies to all employers and training... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Review by Baroness McGregor-Smith on the Issues Faced by Businesses in Developing Black and Minority Ethnic Talent: Call for Evidence

    The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills asked me to lead an independent review to look at the obstacles faced by Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) individuals when trying to progress at work. Given the importance of this issue, I welcomed the opportunity to find out why people... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • ECO: Help to Heat Consultation

    This consultation was carried out by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. In July 2016, the department merged with the Department for Business and Innovation and Skills to form the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a programme... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Consultation on Developing an Insolvency Regime for the Further Education and Sixth Form Sector

    This consultation seeks comments on proposals to introduce procedures for further education and sixth form colleges which become insolvent (unable to pay their debts). The proposals include a Special Administration Regime which would give extra protection to ensure continuity of service. The... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • Consultation on the Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP)

    This consultation was carried out by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. In July 2016, the department merged with the Department for Business and Innovation and Skills to form the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) aims... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • Non-Compete Clauses Call for Evidence

    This government wants to make Britain the best place in Europe to innovate and start up a new business. As part of this, we want to look at our employment rules and whether they could be stifling British entrepreneurship by preventing workers from starting up their own business after leaving a... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • Review of support for Anaerobic Digestion and micro-Combined Heat and Power under the Feed-in Tariffs scheme

    This consultation was carried out by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. In July 2016, the department merged with the Department for Business and Innovation and Skills to form the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. This consultation sets out proposals relating to... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • UK competition regime: options for further reform

    This consultation is seeking your views on whether the government should take action to improve further the UK’s competition regime. We would like to hear whether you think that, two years after the current regime was put in place, there are refinements which can be made to reduce the burden on... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Government consultation on tips, gratuities, cover and service charges

    There are some 150,000 businesses in the hospitality, leisure and service sectors where tipping is common. These sectors are an important part of our economy, employing some 2 million workers. Concerns have been raised about employer’s treatment of these additional payments to workers; and the... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Improving the consumer landscape and quicker switching: call for evidence

    Government aims to create and maintain a fair and competitive business environment that leads to economic growth and to ensure that individuals are equipped with the knowledge and ability to understand their consumer rights and make good choices. Active and assertive consumers are key... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Further Education Maintenance Loans

    We're seeking your views on introducing maintenance loans for higher level learners in technical and professional education. These would be on a par with the level of support available in Higher Education (HE); and support learners aged 19 plus studying at level 4 to level 6. Introducing... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Protection for micro businesses in non-regulated sectors

    The Government is consulting on issues faced by micro businesses (including sole traders) when purchasing goods and services from other businesses in non-regulated sectors, in: (i) negotiating contracts; and (ii) being aware of their current protections – and how to use them – if there... More
    Closed 10 months ago
  • Business broadband review: call for evidence

    We're seeking your views on how the UK can improve superfast broadband access for businesses. The review focuses on: the broadband speeds that businesses will need now and in the future the barriers businesses are facing in accessing the affordable, high speed... More
    Closed 10 months ago
  • National Innovation Plan: call for ideas

    Innovation can transform lives. It can help to address our biggest societal and economic challenges such as energy supply, food security and managing the impacts of demographic change. It enables businesses to develop new ideas, products and services, create new jobs and export opportunities.... More
    Closed 10 months ago
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