Brought to you by Brexit is not the only item on business leaders’ minds – cybersecurity and keeping on top of innovation will also be top priorities in the coming months The next 12 months promise to be a testing time for business owners and, having identified where their biggest challenges will lie, many are focusing on strategies for dealing with them. More than half of business owners were worried about being able to stay on top of innovation A survey of business owners carried out by Brother and Telegraph Spark revealed that the impact of Brexit was the main concern over the coming year for 25pc of respondents, and one of the three biggest concerns for 56pc. For 37pc the prospect of increased trading costs was the chief Brexit-related worry, and for 32pc it was decreased sales. A lack of investment was seen as a concern for 12pc and the loss of talent by 8pc. But 11pc of business owners said they had no concerns at all about Brexit. While Brexit … [Read more...] about What challenges will UK businesses face in 2019-20?
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Business By Elisabeth Mahy Wake Up to Money 19 June 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48674803 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsUK heatwave "We had monsoon conditions at the start", says Nina Barbour. For many … [Read more...] about The ‘monsoon’ rain hitting UK business
London (CNN)A day of stately ceremony and ungenerous feuding behind him, President Donald Trump gets to the business of transatlantic diplomacy on Tuesday with meetings focused on trade, security and Britain's pained exit from the European Union. Trump's royal engagements with Queen Elizabeth II, the centerpiece of his state visit here, are over, and for a short span midday his host will be the beleaguered Prime Minister Theresa May, with whom he will sit for group talks alongside other aides before convening a joint news conference. Trump and May started the day jointly hosting a breakfast of business chiefs at the Tudor-era St. James's Palace, joined by the President's daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump and a dozen or so executives from American and British firms. At the start of the session, Trump said it had been an "honor" working with his British counterpart and joked she should delay her departure as prime minister until a new trade deal is struck. "It's an honor to have … [Read more...] about ‘Let’s do this deal’: Trump talks business, Brexit and trade
Firm stops stockpiling in UK after Brexit delay BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Irish convenience food giant Greencore has ceased stockpiling ingredients in the UK for now after the likely Brexit date was extended to October. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/brexit/firm-stops-stockpiling-in-uk-after-brexit-delay-38134439.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37595808.ece/1e1d9/AUTOCROP/h342/brexitstock.jpg Email Irish convenience food giant Greencore has ceased stockpiling ingredients in the UK for now after the likely Brexit date was extended to October. But chief executive Patrick Coveney said the group remains ready to initiate contingency plans including airlifts of produce if a hard exit by the UK from the EU looks likely. Earlier this year, Greencore -which manufactures about 706 million food-to-go items including sandwiches every year - had been stockpiling ingredients from prawns to tomato paste as it prepared for a hard Brexit in March. But with the … [Read more...] about Firm stops stockpiling in UK after Brexit delay
Fáilte Ireland aims to bring UK business worth €58m to Ireland Independent.ie Fáilte Ireland is in London today pitching for new UK business worth up to €58m for the Irish economy. https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/filte-ireland-aims-to-bring-uk-business-worth-58m-to-ireland-38117317.html https://www.independent.ie/opinion/article38117316.ece/e98f9/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-03-10_opi_48560118_I2.JPG Email Fáilte Ireland is in London today pitching for new UK business worth up to €58m for the Irish economy. The team is promoting Ireland as a world-class destination for hosting conferences, meetings and events at its annual “Meet Dublin in London” event. At the event over 300 UK buyers will meet some of Ireland’s leading hoteliers, meeting venues and conference organisers in a bid to generate new business for the Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events (MICE) sector through showcasing the facilities Ireland can offer … [Read more...] about Fáilte Ireland aims to bring UK business worth €58m to Ireland