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Ensuring the continued success of the UK economy as a sophisticated export-oriented service economy after Brexit – new research reviews the options

The first in a new series of briefs bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues has been published today. Brexit: Preserving the UK's Future Success as a Service Economy by Dr Andreas Kokkinis explores the regulatory impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on the UK’s services sector and contains recommendations on policy options for Brexit negotiations and beyond.

Warwick academic helping to shape policy towards the Western Balkans

University of Warwick researcher Dr Andi Hoxhaj has been invited to speak at a prestigious Parliamentary seminar on 17 January 2018. Dr Hoxhaj has been asked to give his expert insight into aspects of the UK’s relationship with the Western Balkans, as the UK prepares to host the annual Western Balkans summit later this year, and considers its future relationship with these countries after Brexit.

Tue 16 January 2018, 11:25 | Tags: Brexit, Social Science, Europe, research, Law

Turning back the clock? Employment rights after Brexit

Over the last 20 years, the UK has become a leader in creating an employment culture that promotes work-family balance and assists working parents. The fourth Warwick Brexit Briefing on Employment examines how Brexit may risk a return to parents and carers becoming trapped in flexible jobs with fewer rights than full-time, permanent workers, and see men and women returning to entrenched gender roles.


Thu 07 December 2017, 10:48 | Tags: gender, Brexit, Institute for Employment Research, women, research, work, Law

Mind the Gap - how will skills training be funded after Brexit?

The University of Warwick has published the third in a series of briefings exploring the implications of Brexit for the job market, workers’ rights, and employment policy. Skills training for vulnerable workers: effects of the loss of EU funding after Brexit outlines how current skills training in the UK is supported by EU funding, and recommends key priorities for a post-Brexit UK-funded skills programme. The paper is the third of four Warwick Brexit Briefings on Employment by the University of Warwick and its Connecting Research on Employment and Work (CREW) network.

Warwick experts analyse how inward investment is likely to be affected by Brexit

The University of Warwick has published the second in a series of briefings exploring the implications of Brexit for the job market, workers’ rights, and employment policy. Job Loss and Job Creation – Pitfalls and Opportunities? summarises recent research from the University of Warwick on the likely effects of Brexit on inward foreign direct investment (FDI); on the complex interrelationships between inward FDI and employment restructuring; and makes research-led policy recommendations for a post-Brexit industrial strategy.

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