Regulations

As from 6 April, there is a new process for solving disciplinary and grievance issues at work.

Talks between government officials and MEPs at a meeting of the EU’s conciliation committee have failed to find a solution to differences over proposed changes to the Working Time Directive.

Plans that would have seen government departments limited by budgetary scrutiny in the amount of regulation they could produce each year have been put on hold, disappointing business groups.

With the national minimum wage marking its tenth anniversary this week, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has called for a freeze in any increase this year.

The arrival of April marks one of the year’s two common commencement dates and, with it, a raft of changes to business rules and regulations.

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