New government proposals for measures to cut ‘red tape’


Written by Kate Smith and Jo Tindall.

On 10 May 2023, the government announced various measures contained in its policy paper ‘Smarter Regulation to Grow the Economy’ aimed at reducing red tape and cutting costs for businesses.

On 12 May 2023, the government launched a consultation on reforms to the Working Time Regulations (WTR) and the consultation requirements under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE).