Tag : Brexit
Conservatives pledge business rates reliefSubscription
The Conservative party has promised to reduce the “overall burden” of business rates at its first budget review, if they win the upcoming election next month.
Brexit biggest challenge for fashion SMEs Subscription
Nearly half (45%) of small and medium-sized fashion enterprises (SMEs) feel unprepared for Brexit, and have cited it is as one of their biggest challenges for the year ahead.
Retailers are holding off recruiting new talent as a result of Christmas trade fears and Brexit uncertainty, headhunters have told Drapers.
Fashion industry sources hope a snap general election would create “some certainty for UK businesses”, as ongoing political manoeuvring delays Brexit and continues to distract from wider market concerns.
In October, retailers’ stock levels compared with expected sales were at their highest point since 1983, as businesses continue to prepare for Brexit and the Christmas trading period, the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) latest Distributive Trends Survey shows.
Survival strategies for Brexit chaosSubscription
The second Brexit deadline has come and gone and there are no concrete plans for the next stage of the process. How is the UK fashion retail industry coping with the effect of prolonged uncertainty on business?
Prime minister Boris Johnson said he will give MPs more time to debate his Brexit deal if they agree to a 12 December general election.
Brexit delay 'worst outcome' for retail Subscription
Retail leaders have called for a quick resolution to Brexit, as continued uncertainty is “extending the agony” ahead of the crucial peak trading period.
Business leaders seek Brexit deal guarantee Subscription
Business leaders have called on the government to offer an “iron-clad guarantee” that the UK will not leave the European Union without a deal, following a weekend of further delays to the Brexit process.
Lord Rose backs Brexit dealSubscription
Retail heavyweight and former Remain campaigner Lord Rose has urged MPs to vote in favour of the Brexit deal struck by prime minister Boris Johnson and the European Union yesterday.