Government consultation: Enforcement of Employment Rights Recommendations

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is seeking views on recommendations in the Matthew Taylor Review of modern working practices on the enforcement of employment rights.

Responses must be made by 16 May 2018.

This consultation:

  • sets out the government’s intention to enforce a wider range of basic employment rights on behalf of vulnerable workers
  • seeks evidence on the extent of the problem faced by low paid workers in accessing sick pay and holiday pay to help target enforcement efforts
  • sets out the government’s plans to simplify the enforcement process for employment tribunal awards
  • outlines the government’s intention to introduce a naming scheme for unpaid employment tribunal awards
  • takes forward the review’s recommendations that employment tribunal judges should be obliged to consider stronger punishments for employers who ignore previous tribunal judgments
  • seeks views on how best to implement these measures.

Read more, or respond to the consultation.