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Brexit referendum spurs British companies into investing in EU

02 February, 2019 10:43 am 10:43 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The 2016 Brexit vote spurred British companies into increasing investment in European Union countries sharply, likely at the expense of spending at home, an academic study showed on Monday. The referendum result led to a 12 percent increase in foreign direct investment transactions from Britain into the EU between mid-2016 and September … Read More

UK firms near point of no return for Brexit contingency plans, CBI warns

10 October, 2018 9:09 am 9:09 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Most British companies will implement their plans for coping with a disruptive Brexit by December if there is no clarity by then on how Britain will leave the European Union, a survey by a major employers group showed. The Confederation of British Industry said its findings showed how the lack of a … Read More