Why hard Brexit could cost UK car industry £4.5 billion in tariffs annually.

Britain’s car industry has been the exception to the rule that UK manufacturing has declined precipitously since the 1980s. More than 1.7m vehicles roll off its production lines annually, it employs 814,000 workers and boasts an annual turnover of £71.6 billion. Nissan in Sunderland is arguably Continue Reading

The referendum vote has sucked confidence out of the economy

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Matthew Gwyther. How’s business? Grrrrrr. One year on: How the Brexit vote has already harmed this business The referendum vote has sucked confidence out of the economy, says clothes maker Austen Pickles. How is business??!! Thanks for asking… I Continue Reading

No deal on Brexit ‘the worst outcome’ for the UK, warns aerospace industry

Posted by Geoff Bishop. The British aerospace industry has rejected Theresa May’s Brexit mantra of “no deal is better than a bad deal”, just days after the Prime Minister’s General Election humiliation.  In a further sign that businesses and industry bodies feel more emboldened since Continue Reading