Brexit: employment and pensions

How will exiting the European Union affect the UK's employment and pension system? Read analysis from Parliament's libraries and committees on the impact of Brexit.

Implications for private pensions
Looks at the emerging discussion about the potential implications of Brexit for EU pensions

Brexit and state pensions
Looks at EU law providing for the co-ordination of State Pension entitlement

Employment law
Overview of the interaction between UK and EU employment law; the potential consequences of Brexit; and the Government's position on the issue

Further reading

Brexit reading list: economic, business and transport policy issues
This paper provides information on and/or links to a selection of analysis, comment and statistics on:

  • Trade negotiations, tariffs and custom duties
  • Domestic economic policy and public expenditure
  • the EU budget, contributions, grants and loans
  • Business and industry, state aid and SMEs
  • Employment, training, pay and the cost of living
  • Regional economic development and transport
  • Issues for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

UK and Brexit: stay up to date

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News from across the House

News from across the House of Commons and House of Lords

Brexit glossary

List of commonly-used terms and acronyms, for example:

  • Article 50 TEU
  • Hard Brexit
  • Soft Brexit
  • Smooth Brexit
  • Red, white and blue Brexit
  • Great Repeal Bill

Background to the referendum

Reports and briefings on the UK's EU referendum 2016

Author information

Commons and Lords Library service

Authors of the research briefings are available to discuss them with Members and their staff. The research briefings are published to the UK Parliament website.

Select Committees

Both Houses establish select committees to conduct inquiries and to produce reports on a range of matters, from the conduct of Government to specialist subject areas. Information on their work can be found on the website.

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)

POST provides research from across the biological, physical and social sciences, and engineering and technology

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