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Government proposals to deregulate business

28 September 2011 #Employment


The Government has published proposals to deregulate business. Whilst they cover a wide variety of topics, those of most interest to employers include the following proposals:

  • An introduction of fees for bringing tribunal claims
  • Consultation on removing Equality Act provisions imposing liability on employers for third party harassment which they do not take reasonable steps to prevent

This proposals are published on-line in a document entitled, `One-In, One-Out, Second statement of new Regulation`.

Whether any of these proposals will actually be implemented remains to be seen – EU law issues may prevent some becoming more than mere political propaganda....

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