12 March 2019
Unsurprisingly, Brexit sentiment from UK manufacturers has dropped to its lowest level in 18 months. The paralysis of uncertainty; the lack of time to secure a deal; and the possibility of a cliff-edge no-deal result has seen optimism slip significantly.
12 March 2019
Of all the sectors we’ve surveyed this past 18-months, TMT businesses have been the most consistently upbeat when it comes to their view on the short- and long-term impact of Brexit, such is its strength. But has this sentiment held strong as we approach the 29th March?
07 February 2019
Mike Thornton, head of manufacturing at RSM, discusses a potential compliance nightmare for middle market manufacturers if faced with a ‘no deal’ scenario.
06 February 2019
The recent announcement from Nissan to build its X-Trail SUV in Japan rather than Sunderland is clearly a blow for the automotive manufacturing industry in the UK. In response, the Brexit rhetoric has been amplified, but the predominant drivers behind this decision are demand driven.
10 January 2019
The US-China trade spat may have called a temporary truce but tariffs could soon be back on the agenda. The interwoven nature of cross border supply chains suggests that any escalation of trade barriers between these two countries will affect businesses and investors in other countries and across a range of sectors.
29 November 2018
The conference held by ABTA regarding the new Package Travel Regulations introduced in May 2018 highlighted new definitions of the package and its impact on businesses such as legal regulations and Brexit’s effects on terms and conditions.