Business reform

UK Businesses to Drive Reform in Sector Regulation

Business Focus on Enforcement to allows industries to collect and present evidence to regulators and ministers to remove “unnecessary burdens” Yesterday, business minister Matthew Hancock approved an appeal by businesses to review the enforcement of regulation in their sectors. In a move that will place UK businesses in charge of certain regulation reforms, business groups will collect and present evidence to regulators and ministers; who will then decide how to address the identified issues in order to remove unnecessary burdens without compromising essential procedures. The new measure, titled Business Focus on Enforcement, will initially run with two trade bodies, The Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU). Both bodies will present their findings in autumn ... »