Better regulation framework

Guide for government officials covering all aspects of the better regulation framework.



This guidance is intended for government officials. If you are developing or implementing policies that will regulate or deregulate business or civil society organisations, this document contains the guidance you will need to comply with the regulatory framework. It replaces the ‘Better regulation framework manual’, which may be referenced in other documents, and the ‘Better regulation framework: interim guidance’ that was published in February 2018.

You should also read the guidance on how to transpose EU Directives into UK law.

Published 22 February 2018
Last updated 23 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Guidance updated to reflect the announcement of the BIT for this Parliament and the appointment of the RPC as the independent verification body. This version replaces the interim guidance published on 22 February 2018.
  2. First published.