Day: February 1, 2019

What Do UK Businesses Think about the Brexit Withdrawal Deal?

Brexit has dominated conversations in the UK over the past 31 months and has even split families along generational lines with older people generally more eager to leave the EU.  Raised in aunited Europe with free movement of workers and trade has made younger people angered by what they feel as this betrayal of them and their future.  

With the notable exception of the construction industry, UK business leaders voted in favour of staying within the European Union in the June 2015 referendum.  Recent survey resultsreleased by YouGov reveal that 57% of people in senior manager roles voted ‘Remain’ compared to 41% in the construction industry.

Questioned nearly 3 years later, those members of the business community polled believe that the most favourable outcome for the UK would be a second referendum to reverse the original ‘Leave’ vote.  As this possibility grows more and more unlikely with the March … Read the rest