There’s no better trade deal for the UK than being in the EU but the Chequers ‘sticky tape’ may just help the UK Brexit if it still wants to.

There’s no better trade deal for the UK than being in the EU but the Chequers ‘sticky tape’ may just help the UK Brexit if it still wants to.

Dr Lorand Bartels, a Reader in International Law at the University of Cambridge, teaches WTO & EU law, tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) what he thinks the UK’s prospects are of getting proper trade deals with other countries post Brexit. Dr Bartels was in discussion with CBR Policy Associate Boni Sones OBE.… Read more

Will Michel Barnier save Theresa May’s bacon and will historian’s look back on a wasted three months soon after the UK’s June 2016 Referendum?

Will Michel Barnier save Theresa May’s bacon and will historian’s look back on a wasted three months soon after the UK’s June 2016 Referendum?

by Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law at the University of Cambridge and a Senior Fellow of UK in a Changing Europe tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) and the CBR  (Centre for Business Research) what she thinks of the UK government’s Chequers Deal. Professor Barnard was speaking to CBR Policy… Read more

Creating shared value operationalising CSV beyond the firm

Creating shared value operationalising CSV beyond the firm

by Henning Meyer a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge and Managing Director of the consultancy firm New Global Strategy Ltd  and Professor Simon Deakin, Director of Centre for Business Research.  Podcast  conducted by Boni Sones, Policy Associate of the CBR At a recent seminar Henning Meyer a Visiting Fellow… Read more

 ‘The impact of the internet on commercial law and labour law: an Anglo-Chinese dialogue’.       对话互联网对中国商法及劳动法的影响

 ‘The impact of the internet on commercial law and labour law: an Anglo-Chinese dialogue’. 对话互联网对中国商法及劳动法的影响

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge and Boya Wang, Senior Researcher, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.  Interviews conducted by Boni Sones, Policy Associate of the CBR In a new podcast from the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Professor Simon Deakin, Director of the CBR, and… Read more

The growth of Fintech in China and the implications for the UK economy

The growth of Fintech in China and the implications for the UK economy

by Professor Simon Deakin & Boya Wang, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge  New Research from the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, looking at the growth of Fintech in China and its implications for the UK Economy is shedding light on how access to internet finance and credit is helping to fuel… Read more

Inaugural social science and law interdisciplinary conference: inequality and the rule of law

Inaugural social science and law interdisciplinary conference: inequality and the rule of law

The recent Inaugural Social Science and Law Interdisciplinary Conference, held at Jesus College in Cambridge, brought together leading academics from law and the social sciences, including economics, to discuss inequality and the rule of law in the global north and the rising powers, particularly China. Their purpose was to explore how law can be used… Read more

Treasury economic modelling is flawed

Treasury economic modelling is flawed

Press Release, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Contact: Graham Gudgin: gg14@cam.ac.uk or Dr Ken Coutts: kjc1@cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223 765320 Treasury economic modelling is flawed say economists from the Centre for Business Research (CBR), Judge Business School, University of Cambridge New research from the Centre for Business Research, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, questions… Read more

Brexit and the business of government

Brexit and the business of government

by Professor Colin Talbot and Dr Carole Talbot For many years now, academic experts on British government have been arguing that it has been “hollowed out” by various changes – including the pooling of powers and governmental activity through the growth of the European Union. Borrowing a term from medieval English history, one set of… Read more

For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director of Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law, University of Cambridge The document agreed by the EU and UK in the early hours of 8 December 2017 is not a contract or treaty, merely a ‘joint report’ on progress made in phase one of the Brexit negotiations (https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/joint_report.pdf).  However,… Read more

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

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