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Brexit – Impacts on the electronics industry

In this opinion piece, Amy Leary, marketing manager at eBOM.com, considers the impact that Brexit is having on the electronics industry. For those who may not be aware, The United Kingdom held a referendum vote on its relationship to the EU back in 2016. With virtual guarantees that The United …

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Potential Brexit outcomes put the construction and manufacturing sectors at risk

The UK’s impending exit from the EU is likely to be an epochal moment. Depending on the form of the exit, there could only be minor impacts, or there could be very severe economic consequences. Chief Economist at AMA Research and Barbour ABI, Tom Hall, assesses the impact of Brexit …

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UK tech entrepreneurs remain optimistic despite Brexit woes

Studio Graphene’s Q3 2019 Tech Tracker has revealed that confidence levels among UK tech startups is lower than three months ago, though business leaders remain bullish on hiring top talent and raising investment. The survey of more than 100 business leaders within early stage, UK-based technology companies found: 73 per cent of tech startups are ‘confident’ or ‘very confident’ they …

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Make UK/Santander analysis shows Europe remains dominant market for UK goods

The importance of the UK agreeing a deal with the EU which avoids barriers to trade is laid bare by new analysis which shows the value of trade with the bloc is worth more than twice that of the United States, with seven of the UK’s top export destinations being …

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Political uncertainty is the biggest barrier to trade for UK business

Sage has released the UK findings from a survey of 3,000 businesses in 12 countries, highlighting the impact of political uncertainty on trade and exports.  Entitled We Power the Nation, Sage uncovers how technology and digitisation impacts three success factors at the core of business today; Trade, People and Productivity.  The first instalment is focused …

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Brexit stockpiling could increase waste, says Hanwell

Hanwell Solutions has warned food manufacturers and retailers that contingency planning in advance of Brexit could be counter-productive and lead to significant food waste. Fears of disruption to the food supply chain through and after the Brexit process has led to a rush for warehouse space from companies keen to …

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Brexit: How to lead and help your team thrive in uncertain times

Brexit drama and the commercial ambiguity facing businesses, especially those that import and export to Europe, means many executives are facing chronic uncertainty over the extent of any disruption to their business. The mettle of business leaders across the country is being tested like never before, but in many professional …

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Industry chief warns ‘no deal’ catastrophic for manufacturing

The head of Britain’s manufacturers has warned the Government that leaving the EU with no deal would be catastrophic for the sector and that the prospect of applying zero tariffs on imported goods as a consequence would kill off some sectors of industry overnight. The warning will be given to …

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EEF snap survey shows that less than a fifth of manufacturers are prepared for no-deal

A survey published by EEF, The Manufacturers’ Organisation, shows that  with just six weeks to go until the UK leaves the EU, less than one in five of manufacturers are prepared for a  no-deal scenario. While 63 per cent of companies have embarked on a course of no-deal panning, eight …

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Brexit may present opportunities for UK pressure equipment makers

Leaving the European Union could provide UK pressure equipment manufacturers with significant opportunities to develop new markets provided the Government establishes appropriate safety rules, according to a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The UK has a long history of manufacturing pressure safety equipment which is essential to …

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