The Better Regulation Executive works across government to reduce and remove unnecessary regulation for the public, private and voluntary sectors.
We are now part of the new Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform [External website]. We will be updating our website to reflect this change.
The Better Regulation Executive is asking for views on improving health and safety outcomes for small and low risk employers.
Better Regulation Executive congratulates Cambridgeshire County Council Trading Standards Team, winners of the first ever Better Regulation Award.
The Better Regulation Executive and National Consumer Council have produced a final report on maximising the effectiveness of consumer information.
The Bill was given its first reading in Parliament on 8 November 2007.
The Government is asking for comments on the technical details for the performance indicator (NI 182) to measure business satisfaction with local authority regulatory services.
A Government review has been launched to look into consumer protection in the UK, in the face of developing markets and technologies.
The Government has published its response to the consultation on the regulators compliance code and application of the principles of good regulation.
The Government has published its response to the consultation on the draft Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill.
The new guidance for government officials on implementing EU law in the UK has been launched. The guidance sets out practical steps for officials on how to make UK implementing legislation as light-touch as possible – keeping burdens on businesses, third sector organisations and the public to a minimum.
More information on the latest developments within BERR and the Better Regulation Executive can be found in our Regulatory Service e–update newsletter.
The Government has published the document ‘Next Steps on Regulatory Reform’, which sets out a range of initiatives that will help realise the benefits of better regulation for businesses, third sector organisations and the public sector front line.
Businesses spend at least £1.4 billion each year on advice about how to comply with regulations. The Better Regulation Executive report to Government ‘Regulation and Business Advice’ examines the role of business advisors in implementing regulation. The report recommends that, with better communication and guidance, costs to business could be substantially reduced.
The Better Regulation Executive and the National Consumer Council have published a joint interim report ‘Warning: too much information can harm’ looking at how to maximise the positive impact of regulated information for consumers and markets.