Bring Back Britannia

September 21, 2016

The Channel group is backing the Daily Telegraph campaign to bring back HMY Britannia. Business leaders and politicians have also backed the campaign, which recognises the value of Britannia in securing trade deals around the […]

Bank of England builds Brexit Team

September 19, 2016

The Bank of England has moved two senior staff members as it works to put together its post-Brexit team. The new Director of Financial Policy, Phil Evans, will be responsible for ‘co-ordinating work across the […]

Are UK businesses fat and lazy?

September 14, 2016

Was Liam Fox right to call UK businesses fat and Lazy? Over the last couple of days, a row has erupted over the International Trade Secretary’s comments that British business is ‘too lazy and too […]

International Trade Department is Open for Business*

September 9, 2016

Today the International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, announced that the Department for International Trade was “open for business”. He also said that the Department will start searching for a new Permanent Secretary immediately: Like […]

Tusk: The ball is in your court

September 9, 2016

European Council President, Donald Tusk, met the Theresa May to tell her that “the ball is now in [the UK’s] court” in relation to Brexit negotiations. He urged the Prime Minister to trigger Article 50 […]

UK-India trade working group announced

September 9, 2016

UK International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, today announced that his department has set up a UK-India trade working group to prepare for possible trade deals post-Brexit. Whilst he stressed that the UK cannot negotiate […]

BoE Cut Base Rate

August 4, 2016

Good news for debtors, bad news for savers; the Brexit saga rumbles on. Today the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, announced a cut in interest rates to 0.25%, its lowest ever rate. […]

UK Trade Deal Tracker

July 30, 2016

Click on the countries in the map to find out the latest UK trade deal news, or see below for full coverage. Jump: Australia – Canada – China – EU – India – Mercosur – New Zealand – […]

Regional Infrastructure Report

May 19, 2016

Read our report investigating regional infrastructure spending – ‘Powering Up The Engines’ Introduction: Businesses have traditionally expanded more easily and efficiently when there has been a good level of investment in supporting infrastructure. From canals to […]

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