The prime minister needs to get a Brexit deal through parliament, as the UK is only ‘four meals away from anarchy’ in the event of no-deal, delegates at the Feeding Cities Summit were told yesterday (21 November). Speaking at the UKWA event, Stephen Lawrence, CEO of property investment and development firm iSec, quoted MI5’s assessment in regards supply chain resilience from a report conducted after the 9/11 attacks, underlining why a no-deal outcome was not an option. Ahead of this, […]
The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned.
The Home Affairs Select Committee has been told that a significant proportion of UK exports will get delayed if customs clearance is reintroduced as a consequence of Brexit, and the government needs a “big step change” to deliver the promise of “frictionless trade”.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.