Insolvency Service takes 'closer look' at collective consultation and insolvency

Call for evidence published. Responses required by 12 June.

The Insolvency Service has published a call for evidence document seeking views from the profession on the operation of collective consultation where an employer is facing insolvency.

In their words

"Recent Employment Tribunal findings have highlighted the need for the Government to return to this issue to look in more detail at the particular circumstances that surround consultation in the face of, and during insolvency. "

They are seeking comments from employers and advisers on:

* their understanding of the current requirements, their purpose and benefits; * factors that facilitate and/or inhibit effective consultation; * the role of directors and insolvency practitioners; and * ensuring timely notification and effective consultation.

All submissions need to reach the Insolvency Service by 12 June. Details of how to respond are set out the on the Insolvency Service page on GOV.UK here.

Published: 24/03/2015 13:21