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...

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...
Deliveroo, Taylor Review, employment reform, gig economy

7 February, 2018

Government response to Taylor Review ‘shies away’ from key issues

A series of measures designed to protect workers’ rights—particularly those in the gig economy—have been announced by the...
Theresa May, prime minister, UK

21 January, 2018

Brexit poses pensions threat despite PM’s crackdown, says Baroness

UK prime minister Theresa May has promised a crackdown on exe...
Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

8 December, 2017

Deal reached between EU and UK on phase one of Brexit issues

A deal has been reached between the EU and the UK on key “phase one” Brexit issues, with agreement thrashed out on the rights of EU citizens, the divorce bill and the Northern Ireland/Ireland bord...
Brexit, Brexit negotiations

27 November, 2017

Business needs a Brexit Christmas gift, says IoD

Businesses in Britain need progress as a result of crucial Brexit talks in December or they face making tough decisions for the future, according to the director general of the Insitute of Directors. ...

17 November, 2017

Watchdog to review reporting of Brexit risks

The UK's corporate reporting watchdog will be reviewing how Brexit affects the disclosure of "principal risks and uncertainties" in its next thematic reviews. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) ...
Brexit, EU flag

14 November, 2017

Proposals published on EU citizens’ rights post-Brexit

A technical note, setting out proposed administrative proc...
programming, IT skills, code, digital skills, digital revolution

7 November, 2017

Skills crisis threatens UK’s place in the industrial world, say CBI panellists

A skills crisis in the UK is seeing it fall behind the rest of the world, and is exacerbated by artificial intelligence, automation and regional divides, according to a high-level panel at the CBI’s...