Dear Dr Fox: Is Brexit really about being able to "hire and fire" at will?

de Ruyter, A. (2018) Dear Dr Fox: Is Brexit really about being able to "hire and fire" at will? Birmingham City University, Birmingham.

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In yesterday’s blog, my colleague David Hearne, provided some Insights into the notion that leaving the EU has been driven by a desire to embrace a different regulatory framework than that of the EU. This has been particularly evident with the distinct EU emphasis on “social partnership” between capital and labour, and the promulgation of law upholding consumer, worker and environmental rights. That is, for “Brexiteers”, the UK should embrace a more market-oriented deregulatory economy, as purportedly typified by the “US model”. For many in this camp, the short-term costs of Brexit are deemed to be worth it for the longer term gains that realignment of trade and production would offer the UK economy.

Item Type: Other
Subjects: L100 Economics
L200 Politics
L300 Sociology
N600 Human Resource Management
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Innovation Institutes > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Jessica Guy
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2019 16:29
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2019 16:29
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6537

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