Stephen Phipson, the CEO of Make UK, the manufacturers' organisation in the UK, has written an open letter to Prime Minister Theresa May and the Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn calling for the revocation of Article 50 if the government is... Read more

BMW has announced that it intends to push on with production of an electric mini model in the UK later this year despite the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the implications of Brexit. Read more

On the same day that UK Prime Minister Theresa May returned to Brussels to ask for an extension to Article 50, the clause in the EU's Lisbon Treaty that allows to country to leave the bloc, Make UK, the manufacturers' organisation, released a... Read more

UK International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox announced a range of post-Brexit trade remedies yesterday that would be implemented post-Brexit. Dr Fox said that 43 of the trade tariffs currently in place that apply to imports from non-EU countries... Read more

EEF, the UK's Manufacturers' Organisation, has changed its name and identity to Make UK in order to better approach the unprecedented challenges and opportunities the country and its industrial sector is looking to in the years ahead such as Brexit.. Read more

Japanese car manufacturing giant Honda confirmed today the reports that it will be closing its factory plant in Swindon in what is being seen as a further blow to the UK's car industry following the decision by Nissan not to produce its X-Trail Read more

How will Brexit impact the UK’s trade? It’s the question burning in every businessperson’s mind, and it doesn’t seem to be getting an answer any time soon. Read more

Dividing up video games, fighting over who keeps the Netflix account and arranging joint custody of the dog. Breakups require delicate negotiation. Magnify to Brexit level and you can understand why negotiating who gets to be involved in space contra Read more

The UK government has unveiled a post-Brexit UK equivalent to the CE mark, known as the UKCA, to be used in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. Read more

Nissan Sunderland plant

Source: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Japanese car giant Nissan has announced it's changing its decision to produce the new X-Trail 4x4 in the company's Washington plant in Tyne and Wear, North East England with production remaining in Japan instead. Read more

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has urged MPs to think about the huge negative impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the UK car industry. Read more

BMW-owned automaker Rolls-Royce has called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to avoid a hard or no-deal Brexit. Read more

China’s foreign ministry has said it hopes Britain’s exit from the European Union will be ‘orderly’ and that the EU will keep its markets open, reducing hurdles to Chinese investment. Read more

To Hell with Brexit: I’m not sure whether I’m jumping the gun on this assessment of popular opinion in Britain or am two and a half years behind. But millions want it done and gone. It is beyond exasperating. Read more

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will is today set to call on business chiefs to support her draft Brexit deal before upcoming negotiations with Brussels. Read more

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has resigned (the second in this post to do so), and more resignations have followed. Read more

Britain’s manufacturers have put the brakes on their investment plans in response to growing political uncertainty at home and rising fears of the impact of global trade tensions, according to a survey released this week by EEF, the manufacturers’ or Read more

Is it really possible, asks Hamlet as he watches Fortibras’s army march across the stage (or three of four of them anyway), that these twenty thousand men go to seize nothing but a bit of the Polish frontier, some little patch of ground that, as the Read more

From a UK perspective, it’s been easy to assume Brexit is the biggest worry around. The dithering, obfuscation and interminable delays have become a permanent fact of daily life, and with little prospect of an end to the uncertainty for business. Read more

  • Felixstowe docks

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  • Nissan Sunderland plant

    Source: Andrew Yates/Reuters

    Nissan Sunderland plant

    Nissan Sunderland plant

  • Nissan Sunderland

    Nissan Sunderland

    Nissan Sunderland plant (Source: Andrew Yates/Reuters)


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