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23 June 2017

The world of work has returned in character to that of the pre-industrial era, Bank of England economist Andrew Haldane noted in a speech in Bradford on Tuesday (20 June 2017).

22 June 2017

The Law Society has backed the independent enforcement of workers' rights as a means to preventing exploitation, echoing similar recommendations put forth by the Institute of Employment Rights.

21 June 2017

This afternoon's Queen's Speech has been widely criticised for being a little on the thin side compared with previous speeches, especially in light of the cancellation of a Queen's Speech in 2018. But what did it say for the future of workers' rights?

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Published August 2015

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Upcoming Conferences and Events

Post-Brexit Employment Rights and Trade Deals

19/07/2017 15:01

Wednesday 19 July 2017

A one-day conference
Unite the Union, London

At this one-day conference, some of the UK's leading academics, lawyers and campaigners will discuss the threats to employment law posed by Brexit, as well as proposing ideas for how workers' rights can be protected and even improved upon during the negotiations with the EU, as well as in future trade deals.