Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

5 April, 2019

Boardroom lessons from Brexit

'The common good is of paramount importance' Marie-Louise Clayton Leadership? Headless chickens? Or, herding cats? Brexit has produced “Bercowesque”, my newly coined adjectiv...
British and EU flags, Brexit

16 January, 2019

Brexit, cybersecurity and climate change lead risk concerns for 2019

Even as prime minister Theresa May this week failed to gain parliamentary support for a Brexit deal, the country was being warned that the UK’s departure from the EU could “blind” corporate lead...
Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

1 August, 2018

Governance briefs from around Europe

Brexit could boost European voices on UK boards — Europe European voices are to become an increasingly important part of UK boards post-Br...
aeroplane

1 August, 2018

Risk hotspots – a global roundup

Company — Airbus It’s not the first business to express concern with the Brexit timetable but Airbus made front-page news when it made p...
European flag, EU

13 July, 2018

Brexit could increase European voices on UK boards, says report

European voices are to become an increasingly important part of UK boards post-Brexit and, therefore, an attractive recruitment proposition. Writing in a report by Odgers Berndtson,
EU flag, British flag

13 July, 2018

UK companies warned: time running out for Brexit preparations

UK companies have been warned that the clock is ticking on their readiness for a hard Brexit, after a major regulator issued a statement reminding firms to establish a European base. The alarm was ...
City of London, financial, banking

21 June, 2018

‘Grandfather’ financial services post-Brexit to protect 36m policyholders

A crisis over cross-border financial contracts could adversely impact 36 million policyholders in the UK post-Brexit. A
Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

12 March, 2018

Certainty on Brexit transition preferred over ambitious deal, say businesses

Legal certainty on a rapidly agreed transition is more valuable to businesses in the UK than a more elaborate final Brexit deal agreed later, a recent survey of CFOs and CEOs reveals. Of the 280 CE...
chancellor, Philip Hammond

9 March, 2018

CBI: Brexit deal must avoid ‘cliff edge’ for financial services

A Brexit deal that fails to include UK financial services is "like building a ship with no sails", according to the deputy director general of the Confederation of British Industry. Josh Hardie was...
hsbc

21 February, 2018

HSBC spends $28m preparing for Brexit

One of the world's largest banks, HSBC, has so far spent $28m on preparations for Brexit, according to the company's annual report. Published yesterday (20th February), the figure reveals the scale...