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

Ralf Speth, CEO of the UK’s biggest automaker Jaguar Land Rover, has warned of ‘horrifying’ consequences if the government fails to get the right Brexit deal, including huge job cuts and profit losses for the firm. Read more

UK carmakers are not prepared for Brexit, says the chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Mike Hawes. Read more

‘The clock is ticking – there are only a few weeks left before the October EU summit and we still have no idea what the British want’. Read more

Jaguar Land Rover has warned that a ‘hard Brexit’ would cost it £1.2 billion per year, and threaten its £80 billion UK investment plans. Read more

According to Open Europe, a thinktank with close links to Downing Street, there is ‘no strong business case for immediate significant divergence from the EU’s regulatory regime.’ Read more

Various European trade bodies are set to join forces in order to help deliver the best outcome from Brexit for the industrial products supply sector. Read more

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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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