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Brexit could kill off entire industries, says Jaguar Land Rover chief

Brexit could kill off entire industries, says Jaguar Land Rover chief – Michael Savage Ralf Speth calls for political action as CBI survey finds four out of five businesses have cut investment ahead of EU exit Key industries will be destroyed by a hard Brexit, one of the country’s most powerful chief executives has predicted, […]

No-deal Brexit must be avoided at all costs, says Toyota president

No-deal Brexit must be avoided at all costs, says Toyota president – Justin McCurry in Tokyo Akio Toyoda says apprehension is growing as Brexit negotiations continue The president of Toyota has said a no-deal Brexit should be avoided “at all costs”, in the latest intervention by a major Japanese investor in the UK economy. In […]

Sky warns Disney and Discovery of no-deal Brexit blackout

Sky warns Disney and Discovery of no-deal Brexit blackout – Mark Sweney Broadcasters would need new licences for Sky to carry them on UK and Ireland service Sky has delivered an ultimatum to broadcasters including Disney and Discovery to sort out their post-Brexit licensing plans by the end of 2018 or face being taken off […]

Britain falls to eighth place in WEF global competitiveness index

Britain falls to eighth place in WEF global competitiveness index – Richard Partington Economics correspondent UK drops two places as World Economic Forum warns Brexit holds risk of further decline Britain has dropped two places to eighth in an influential global competitiveness index, with the risk of Brexit further damaging its international standing. The World […]

Theresa May’s domestic vulnerability leaves Brexit talks on knife-edge

Theresa May’s domestic vulnerability leaves Brexit talks on knife-edge – Daniel Boffey and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Rajeev Syal in London Plan to strike backstop deal falls through with PM facing possible cabinet revolt at home The Brexit negotiations are on a knife-edge as Theresa May’s domestic vulnerability over the Irish border threatens to […]

UK economy heading for worst year since crash, say economists

UK economy heading for worst year since crash, say economists – Richard Partington Forecasting body blames growing risks of no-deal Brexit as it downgrades estimate The British economy is heading for its worst year in almost a decade amid the growing risks from no-deal Brexit, according to a leading economic forecaster. After official figures revealed […]