Brexit - Updates

We plan to bring you regular updates on this page from Scottish Chambers of Commerce and British Chambers of Commerce, and our other partners and stakeholders, to keep you as informed as possible.  We hope that it is helpful – please let us know.

Posted: 13th February 2017

Brexit - BCC Conference

With the recent release of the Brexit white paper, it appears that Theresa May is planning to stick to her schedule of triggering article 50 in March. A welcome update for businesses across the country, especially those whose revenue, employees and assets are tied up with European countries.

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Posted: 24th January 2017

SCC Comment on Supreme Court Judgement on Article 50

Commenting on the decision of the Supreme Court to compel the UK Government to seek the approval of Parliament before invoking Article 50 and the UK Government’s response to this, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Posted: 17th January 2017

BCC comments on Theresa May’s Brexit speech

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech on Brexit, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said:

"In business, what you achieve in a negotiation - not what you bid for - is what really matters.

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Posted: 17th January 2017

SCC Comment on the Prime Minister's Speech on Brexit

Commenting on today’s speech by the Prime Minister on the UK Government’s approach to the UK’s exit from the EU, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Posted: 21st December 2016

SCC Comment on Scottish Government Brexit Proposals

Commenting on the announcement of the Scottish Government’s Brexit proposals, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Posted: 19th December 2016

Prime Minister must ‘show leadership’ on EU migrants’ right to remain – says TUC and British Chambers of Commerce

- TUC and BCC heads send joint letter to Theresa May on EU migrants’ right to remain
- ‘Bold unilateral move’ on right to remain is right move for workers, businesses and economy

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Posted: 13th October 2016

Lower Taxes and Access to International Talent are Major Asks as Business Prepares for Brexit

Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator engages with five of Scotland’s key business sectors: Construction, Financial and Business Services, Manufacturing, Retail & Wholesale, and Tourism.

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Posted: 13th October 2016

New research - BREXIT’s impact on UK business

‘Is BREXIT damaging UK businesses?’

This is one of a number of questions asked by a new Henley Business School research project, examining the immediate and longer-term impacts of BREXIT on senior managers and their organisations.

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Posted: 28th September 2016

UK SMEs confident about access to finance despite Brexit

More than two thirds (70%) of the UK’s SME business owners are confident that the UK's decision to leave the EU will have no impact on their ability to access finance. This is according to the Close Brothers Business Barometer, a quarterly survey of UK SME owners and senior management across a range of sectors and regions.

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Posted: 23rd September 2016

What More's export business continues to grow in post-Brexit economy

With an export business that looks way beyond Europe and doesn't show any signs of faltering in the post-Brexit economy, What More UK announces another addition to its export list.

Vietnam is the latest export market for the UK's leading plastics and bakeware manufacturer.

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