Modern Working Practices – consultations issued

February 20, 2018 | rabate

On 7 February 2018 the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published the government response to the Matthew Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices. The following consultations have been issued alongside the response:

Enforcement of employment rights recommendations 380072: seeking views on the recommendations in the Review of Modern Working Practices on the enforcement of employment rights. This consultation closes on 16 May 2018.

This consultation:

Agency workers recommendations 380073: seeking views on the recommendations made in the Matthew Taylor ‘Review of modern employment practices’ regarding agency workers. This consultation closes on 9 May 2018.

This consultation is asking for views on recommendations made in the Good Work: Review of modern employment practices published on 7 July 2017.

It looks at:

It also seeks to gather evidence on the level of abuse of the ‘Swedish Derogation’ with consideration of whether EAS’ remit should be extended to cover the enforcement of the Agency Workers Regulations.

Increasing transparency in the labour market 380074: this consultation is inviting views on the recommendations in the Taylor review of modern working practices that focus on increasing transparency between employers and individuals in the UK labour market. The consultation period ends on 23 May 2018.

The consultation is seeking views on the recommendations in Good work: the Taylor review of modern working practices that focus on increasing transparency between employers and individuals in the UK labour market. Comments are welcomed from businesses, unions, employer associations, workers and other interested organisations and individuals on our proposals.

Employment status 380075: seeking views on how to make the employment status rules for employment rights and tax clearer for individuals and businesses. The consultation closes on 1 June 2018.

It is inviting views on whether the options proposed in the Taylor Review of Modern Work Practices could achieve more certainty and clarity for businesses when determining employment status, particularly in relation to the realities of the modern labour market.

Views are also sought on what the potential impacts and implications of those proposals maybe. In addition, this consultation considers whether there are alternative approaches that could better achieve these aims. For tax, this consultation considers the tests that define the boundary between those currently taxed as employees and those who are taxed on a self-employed basis.

BEIS

February 2018

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