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Brexit - a logistical nightmare for cross-channel trade

Last week, three of the UK’s largest Chambers of Commerce - London Chamber of Commerce Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Business West – converged on Folkestone to meet with Eurotunnel...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Posted on: 21.05.18
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The Trade Horizons Roadshow is coming to the South West to talk all things Brexit

With talks from Innocent Drinks, Green & Blacks and Brexit Experts this is the perfect place to start preparing your business for the challenges and opportunities Brexit will bring.
James Monk
James Monk
Posted on: 16.05.18
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South West business - an update from the Bank of England

As the Bank of England’s Agent for the South West I spend a lot of time speaking to the businesses that are based here to try to understand what is really happening in the economy. What have my...
Donna Kehoe
Donna Kehoe
Posted on: 04.04.18
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Alliance of leading business groups speaks out with one voice on the impact of Brexit

Many British firms are deeply worried about the trade costs of Brexit and time to make adequate preparations is limited, a new business group has warned MPs. The Three Chamber Alliance - a pioneering...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 29.03.18
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Gloucestershire Brexit Summit warns of labour shortages

A shortage of workers is already affecting every sector in Gloucestershire, from social care to farming and food production, delegates heard at a key event to discuss the impact of Brexit on the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 14.03.18
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Business West reacts to Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Commenting on the Spring Statement, delivered today (Tuesday) by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, James Monk, Commercial Director of Business West said: “While, of course, we welcome Mr Hammond’s...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 13.03.18
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Brexit is a pig's ear for rural businesses

In a year’s time, we are due to leave the EU, yet the chasm to be bridged over the coming 12 months is still vast. The government is no closer to providing the certainty that businesses need, and...
David Drew MP
David Drew MP
Posted on: 12.03.18
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Brexit latest: Theresa May sets out her vision for businesses

For the first time, the prime minister set out her vision for Brexit in a lot of detail and probably hit the nail firmly on the head as to just what business were thinking.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 02.03.18
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Brexit negotiations: the view from Brussels

The vote to ‘Leave’ the European Union is unquestionably the most significant political, economic, cultural and geopolitical decision of any Western European nation since 1945 - this is a truism, not...
Julie Girling MEP
Julie Girling MEP
Posted on: 27.02.18
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