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Is business ready for Brexit?

Thursday 20 September 2018, 12:45 - 14:00

The UK is little over six months away from leaving the European Union. With negotiations on the withdrawal agreement entering a critical period, the UK Government has started to publish its advice to businesses and citizens on how to prepare for a no deal Brexit. If talks succeed and a deal is done, the UK Government will still need to work with business as it negotiates the critical future UK-EU relationship. This event looked at how prepared business is for the task ahead.

The panellists were:

  • Adam Marshall, Director General, British Chambers of Commerce
  • Sonali Parekh, Head of Policy, Federation of Small Businesses
  • Pauline Bastidon, Head of European Policy, Freight Transport Association
  • William Bain, Policy Adviser, British Retail Consortium
  • Joe Owen, Associate Director, Institute for Government

This event was chaired by Jill Rutter, Programme Director at the Institute for Government.

There was an opportunity for questions from the audience.

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