16 September 2020
With the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020 the UK financial services (“FS”) sector must prepare for life outside the EU’s single market on 1 January 2021.
14 September 2020
RSM’s UK Brexit Stress Index nudged up for the first time since the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, ushering in the first signs in nearly seven months that the risk of no-deal trade talks with the EU is generating increased nervousness within business.
08 September 2020
The substantial drop in the estimates for the value of domestic mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving UK companies for Quarter 2 (Q2) from the Office of National Statistics are no surprise, highlighting the impact of coronavirus and lock down. Q3 will see a significant uptick in deals but the biggest threat to recovery for the markets is Brexit.
06 August 2020
Brexit is a disruptor. Whether its impacting today’s operations and decision making, or future trade or investment, Brexit is disrupting businesses today; but are you ready?
28 July 2020
The government has asked for stakeholders’ views on its vision for the UK to have the world’s most effective border by 2025. But, as plans have only just taken shape to create any sort of customs border with the EU by 1 January 2021, is the government trying to run before it can walk?
08 July 2020
Details are emerging of a new electronic customs system to record imports of goods between the UK and the EU and between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK after the end of the Brexit transition period. How will it work, and will it be ready on time?
18 June 2020
The Government has provided information on border controls and customs procedures that will be applied to goods imported into Great Britain from the EU with effect from 1 January 2021.
10 March 2020
Following the UK’s departure from the European Union more than a month ago, markets are braced for a global health crisis that will bring with it a supply shock.
29 January 2020
As Mark Carney bows out as Governor of the Bank of England a rate cut should be his parting gift to his successor Andrew Bailey now that a decision on Brexit is firmly in place.
29 January 2020
The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 received Royal Assent last week. It empowers the Government to give UK courts discretion to depart from existing EU case law after the end of the transition period. However, the earlier European Withdrawal Act 2018 gives the UK courts discretion to take account of EU court judgments issued after the end of the transition period. So where does this leave business?