A recent BBC5Live Wake Up To Money Brexit Investigation with one of the largest tech industry players, Cambridge Consultants, TechInsider and the brightest Start-Ups has revealed that far from being a hindrance to the sector, BREXIT has not only strengthened the industry but is delivering new outlets to it throughout the sector.
Published: 15 April 2018
The number of EU workers actively searching for jobs in the UK has dropped by 11.4 percent since the referendum. The UK jobs market that employed 2.35 million EU nationals in 2017 has seen the biggest backlash from Romanian job seekers, with Romanian search traffic to UK jobs dropping by 52 percent, followed closely by Portugal (42 percent) and Poland (35 percent).
Published: 5 April 2018
With just over a year to go until the UK leaves the European Union (29th March 2019), and almost a year since the invocation of Article 50, survey findings from new research which show that 32 percent of UK employees predict that Brexit will negatively impact their current employment.
Published: 31 March 2018
‘It’s too simplistic to view Unilever’s move purely through the prism of Brexit, because there are lots of other factors at play. Unifying the corporate structure will simplify the company’s affairs, and the fact 55% of shares are held through the Dutch listing probably gave the Netherlands a head start on the UK.
Published: 19 March 2018
A new report commissioned by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers (NABIM) from Global Counsel has revealed that the UK’s food and drink manufacturing sector could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ once the UK leaves the EU as a result of rules of origin.
Published: 17 March 2018
This week the US President officially sanctioned a 25% tariff on steel imports, 10% on aluminium, and is now threatening a tax on cars entering the US, together with a threat to ignore the protections on foodstuffs of specific geographical origin - posing a threat to Scotland’s whisky industry and Cornish pasty production.
Published: 8 March 2018
A recent survey has shown that prospective graduates are worried about Brexit. Of the 151 graduates surveyed, over a third (38 percent) were concerned that Brexit will negatively affect their employment prospects. Only 15 percent believe that the UK exiting the EU would have a positive effect on their careers, with the remainder being undecided or choosing ‘no impact’.
Published: 4 March 2018
The aim is to create clear blue water with the Tories who favour leaving not just the single market but also the customs union. Far from being a technical detail, Labour’s strategy is to provide clarity at a time when the governing Conservative Party is struggling to formulate a common position.
Published: 27 February 2018
The Annual Manufacturing Report 2018, published today by Hennik Research, says UK manufacturers are poised to take on the world, but are failing to pull the trigger on a bright future because of uncertainties surrounding the outcome of Brexit negotiations and the threatened shortage of skilled workers in the coming decade.
Published: 18 February 2018
Mayor of London report finding half a million jobs could be lost in a no-deal Brexit. "It seems likely that a no-deal Brexit will be met by a high degree of hostility by the business community, who expect a credible deal to be done that protects jobs and investment". Says Professor Nigel Driffield of Warwick Business School.
Published: 18 January 2018