The new legal and economic challenges facing the government as the UK negotiates a Brexit deal

The new legal and economic challenges facing the government as the UK negotiates a Brexit deal

By Boni Sones, Parliamentary Radio, CBR, University of Cambridge In this Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge 40 minute audio documentary podcast on the Post-Brexit Options for the UK: Combining Legal and Economic Analysis we summarise the key points of our 11 key speakers at our recent Workshop held on 30th March 2017. You… Read more

Brexit: the WTO option

Brexit: the WTO option

by Lorand Bartels, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge In this Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge series of podcasts on the Post-Brexit Options for the UK: Combining Legal and Economic Analysis we take a closer look at how the WTO rules impact on the UK’s trading relationships. Whatever happens with the Brexit negotiations,… Read more

Post-Brexit options for the UK: combining legal and economic analysis

Post-Brexit options for the UK: combining legal and economic analysis

By Boni Sones, policy associate CBR Brexit will probably not be the economic catastrophe that many have feared, but uncertainty over the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU and legal complexities stemming from the Great Repeal Act will chill business relationships for the foreseeable future , say lawyers and economists meeting in Cambridge the… Read more

A critique of treasury estimates of the impact of Brexit

A critique of treasury estimates of the impact of Brexit

by Graham Gudgin Research Associate CBR, University of Cambridge (In association with Ken Coutts and Neil Gibson of the CBR and Neil Gibson and Jordan Buchanan of Ulster University Economic Policy Centre) Post-Brexit options for the UK: combining legal and economic analysis Gudgin tells Boni Sones why he thinks the Treasury over-estimated the short-term economic… Read more

The financial cost to the UK of leaving the EU

The financial cost to the UK of leaving the EU

By Michael Waibel, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge Post-Brexit options for the UK: combining legal and economic analysis The UK’s Liability for Financial Obligations Arising out of Its EU Membership Continuing the CBR’s series of themed podcasts and blogs on the Post-Brexit Options for the UK: Michael Waibel, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of… Read more

The rights of EU nationals in the UK post-Brexit

The rights of EU nationals in the UK post-Brexit

By Boni Sones, CBR Policy Associate and Executive Producer of parliamentaryradio.com The right to remain of EU nationals Dr Kirsty Hughes, Lecturer in Law, University of Cambridge In the first of the Centre for Business Research podcast and blog series looking at the” Post-Brexit Options for the UK: Combining Legal and Economic Analysis”, we speak… Read more

The second reading of the Brexit Bill – what the opposition parties say

The second reading of the Brexit Bill – what the opposition parties say

By Boni Sones In this special CBR documentary Boni Sones, a CBR Policy Associate and Executive Producer of parliamentaryradio.com, talks to three opposition MPs and candidates about the Second Reading of the Brexit Bill: Seema Malhotra for Labour, Eilidh Whiteford SNP and Julian Huppert LD Candidate. 1 February 2017 Seema Malhotra Labour MP for Felton… Read more

Hinkley Point C revisited

Hinkley Point C revisited

by Simon Deakin, Charlotte Sausman & David Howarth, University of Cambridge Further developments in the Nuclear Power Contract The contract to build Hinkley Point C signed in September 2016 by Ministers and EDF energy and the Chinese company CGN is by far the most complex and one of the longest running UK contracts agreement ever entered into by… Read more

CBR economic forecast 2017

CBR economic forecast 2017

 by Simon Deakin, Graham Gudgin & Ken Coutts, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Read the Graham Gudgin, Ken Coutts and Neil Gibson working paper 483: “The Macro-Economic Impact of Brexit: Using the CBR Macro-Economic Model of the UK Economy (UKMOD)”  Economists at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, have challenged the assumptions… Read more

The big interview

The big interview

By Boni Sones, Centre for Business Research Maria Miller, Conservative MP for Basingstoke and Chair of the Equalities Select Committee Maria Miller is known as a bit of a terrier as Chair of the new Equalities Select Committee. She and her committee members are about to look into how Brexit and leaving the EU will… Read more