Policy paper

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: a guide

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Explains why the government is undertaking the measures contained in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act.


The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act aims to cut the costs of doing business in Britain, boosting consumer and business confidence and helping the private sector create jobs.

These documents contain further details about how the various elements of the Act, such as employment tribunals and reducing red tape, are designed to help UK business and support them directly.