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No-deal Brexit

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at the implications for labour and social rights

Manageable but material

This report from the UK think tank Open Europe assesses the issues raised by No Deal and proposes

Plan A+

This report from the UK think tank IEA looks at creating a prosperous post-Brexit UK. The opportunity

The Nanny State Index briefing

This briefing from the UK think tank EPICENTER looks at lifestyle regulations on the rise across Europe.

Free to consent

A new paper by Ben Ramanauskas, an independent researcher, for the UK think tank the Adam Smith

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By Dr Stephen Davies

The reselling of tickets for events has a long history, dating back at least to Roman times. Such secondary markets…

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By Julian Jessop

The rise of the ‘tech giants’ is, of course, a significant commercial threat to more traditional media, but it also…

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By Jacob Lundberg

As a general rule, local governments are exempt from VAT in the EU. Thus, VAT is not payable on the…

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By Professor Len Shackleton

Proportion of UK employees needing a licence to work has doubled in the last 15 years.  A new report from…

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By Louis Rostain

The recent Employment Flexibility Index uses data provided by the World Bank’s Doing Business Labour Market Regulation Questionnaire to compare…

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By Diego Zuluaga

Price and quantity regulations, as well as statutory vehicle and driver standards, for the taxi and PHV sector have long…

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By Giovanni Caccavello; Bruno Leoni

Index began classifying all of the 28 EU Member States in 2015. The top 3 performers in 2017 are the…

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By Diego Zuluaga

Widespread automation is often named as the greatest long-term threat to human employment. But Europe’s immediate job market problems are…

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By Christopher Snowdon

Eating sugary food, drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes are legal activities. But politicians still use the law to discourage them.…

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