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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

Professor John McEldowney appointed to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Professor John McEldowney, of the University of Warwick's School of Law, has been appointed as ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences by Pope Francis.

Tue 05 December 2017, 09:53 | Tags: University of Warwick, Social Science, Law

Risky business – new research explores how corporate law undermines financial stability

With the effects of the 2007 credit crunch still being felt around the world, a new book by Dr Andreas Kokkinis, Assistant Professor in the University of Warwick’s School of Law, explores whether traditional models of corporate governance fail to promote financial stability. Corporate Law and Financial Instability explores the tension between corporate governance systems focused around shareholders who want to maximise their returns, and prudential regulation where risk-taking must be controlled in order to safeguard financial stability.

Fri 01 December 2017, 12:36 | Tags: Book launch, research, Banking, Law, Economics and Finance

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.


Tackling the global post-code lottery: new research explores how law can help tackle health epidemics

Research from the University of Warwick is set to improve global health by helping lawyers to think more strategically about the ways in which the law can be used to improve access to life-saving medicines.

Thu 23 November 2017, 10:49 | Tags: Health, Global Engagement, Social Science, research, Law, Health and Medicine

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