Some regulations apply to all sectors – from rules on employment to those on equalities. Have your say on them here.

This cross-cutting theme is now closed for comments.

You can read comments made since the start of the Red Tape Challenge in April 2011 by sub-category below.

Health & Safety

Regulations designed to protect the well-being of the public and employees


Regulations aiming to protect the environment


Regulations designed to ensure fair treatment in the workplace and wider society


Regulations designed to deliver pension provision effectively

Company Law

Regulations on the setting up and structuring of companies

Employment Related Law

Regulations designed to protect employees and clarify their rights and responsibilities

This site is designed to promote open discussion of ways in which the aims of existing regulation can be fulfilled in the least burdensome way possible. The presence of a particular regulation or law on this website should not be read as implying any intention on the part of the Government to remove that regulation or law from the statute book. The purpose of this exercise is to open government up to the public.

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