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British firms unprepared for no deal Brexit

One of the biggest surveys of business intentions since the EU referendum has found that nearly two-thirds of firms still aren’t preparing for Brexit – and in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome many...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 28.09.18
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Growth forecasts downgraded due to Brexit uncertainty

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting GDP growth for 2018 at just 1.1% (down from 1.3%). The BCC has also downgraded its...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.09.18
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How to prepare your business for Brexit if you have EU staff

Last year’s Brexit referendum will have far reaching consequences for businesses who employ EU workers. In fact, while the UK won’t be officially leaving the European Union until 29th March 2019, and...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 13.09.18
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No deal Brexit notices: business needs more detail

Commenting on the publication of the first tranche of UK Government technical notices aimed at giving businesses and consumers advice on the implications of a 'no deal' exit from the European Union,...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.08.18
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Podcast: What happens to VAT after Brexit?

VAT is a huge issue that has gone under the radar, but it is set to change dramatically post-Brexit. Firms potentially face a serious cashflow issue under a new system that is yet to be clarified. To...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 15.08.18
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Podcast: How do you help support an older workforce?

Allan Williams and Mike Spicer return for the British Chambers of Commerce podcast to discuss the latest Brexit news and the challenges of an older workforce.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 26.07.18
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Parliamentarians must listen to local businesses

Dear Members of Parliament, As you head off on recess today and step away from the Westminster bubble – here’s a bit of homework on behalf of the business communities that we both represent. Over the...
Dr Adam Marshall
Dr Adam Marshall
British Chambers of Commerce
Posted on: 24.07.18
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A hard Brexit; what would it mean for SW food and drink companies?

James Monk recently travelled to Bordeaux with BBC Points West to discover the potential impact Brexit could have on selling Food and Drink to the EU.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Business West
Posted on: 19.07.18
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Business confidence in Brexit negotiations dwindling, as questions remain unanswered

Business West reveals that confidence among SMEs in the West, in government to deliver a Brexit that works for business, is on the wane. With 49% of businesses feeling negative about the negotiations...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 04.07.18
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