Brexit: what's at stake for businesses

Looks at the key issues for businesses as a result of the UK decision to leave the EU.


Brexit: What's at Stake for Businesses

Over the past year a great deal has been written about Brexit. Much of the debate has been characterised by jargon, economic theory and competing claims about gains and losses. This is perhaps inevitable given the complexity of the subject but that can make it very hard to see what's really at stake: for businesses, for individuals and for society as a whole. With only about a year to reach a deal, there is no time to lose. For many businesses, lack of certainty over the outcome is having a very real effect right now on decision making, investment and jobs.

The aim of this document is to look at the key issues from the point of view of businesses. It will be followed later in the year by material on what's at stake for individuals and families.

This document is focussed on real companies with real people and real issues. The examples given set out what companies are saying to us about what's at stake, in their own words. Those quoted aren't necessarily saying they agree with any particular answers. But they are saying that the negotiations between the UK and EU matter hugely and that they need urgent clarity on:


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