“The last two days has been absolute pandemonium worldwide in the markets, the pound crashing, the stock markets crashing, and we are heading rapidly towards a recession again. It’s just too sad; so, so sad,” said Branson, who lives in the British Virgin Islands and did not have a referendum vote in the UK, but owns businesses spanning financial services and gyms that employ 50,000 people in the UK. … [Read more...] about Vodafone among firms that may move HQs from post-Brexit UK
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Your really simple guide to Brexit Q&A: The Irish border backstop How is Ireland preparing for a no-deal? Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Mr Varadkar said the solution to the border was to ratify the deal agreed between the UK and the EU. … [Read more...] about Brexit: UK trade ‘difficult if Irish border unresolved’
In his speech in Brussels, Mr Frost said the UK would be able to be far more nimble than the EU in the future and take better advantage of new developments in the global economy. … [Read more...] about Brexit: How do you negotiate a trade agreement?
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen added: “Britain will become a third country, and for all third countries, the following applies - only those who acknowledge the rules of the common market can benefit fully from the common market.” … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson ‘plans full customs and border checks on EU goods after Brexit’
The Swiss government has come up with a strategy to minimise uncertainty, quaintly called "Mind the Gap". The idea is to try to prevent a regulatory vacuum with the UK should the end of March arrive and a withdrawal deal with the EU has still not been agreed. … [Read more...] about Why Switzerland is worried about UK trade after Brexit