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Businesses Branching Out: Recognising 50 Shades of Brexit

Whether you’re for it or against it, the reality for many businesses wishing to trade within Europe in a post-Brexit world is that a mainland European outpost might be needed. Many large financial services organisations have already relocated staff away from the City of...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Leaving the European Union: How Might Brexit Affect Contractors in the UK?

With 29 March 2019 edging ever closer and the politicians still arguing their myriad points in the House of Commons, everyone is waiting with baited breath to see what the effects of the decision to leave the European Union (EU) will be, both in the short and longer terms. For...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019
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RiskMap 2018: “Global fragility heightened by assertive political leadership” forecasts Control Risks

Control Risks, the specialist global risk consultancy, has warned that businesses will face “profound uncertainty” next year because of the increasingly personalised and assertive style of national leaders whose decisions are hard to predict. This outlook is detailed...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
Paul Everitt: CEO at ADS
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“Light touch customs deal vital to economy post-Brexit” urges Security Trade Association

The Government must pursue a more ambitious customs agreement with the European Union (EU) than any yet proposed and work closely with industry to develop concrete proposals. That’s the view of Trade Association the ADS Group. Introducing new customs processes for trade...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
Professor Malcolm Chalmers
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Brexit: What Next for Security in Europe?

As Britain has voted to begin negotiations around relinquishing its membership of the European Union (EU), Professor Malcolm Chalmers outlines the political and economic frameworks for these testy discussions ahead, as well as the pillars of a future settlement designed to uphold...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Ready for Brexit?

Thursday 23 June was a landmark occasion. The UK’s electorate took part in the European Union (EU) Referendum to decide the future fate of our membership within that Union, an institution of which we’ve been an essential element since the early 1970s. Collectively, the nation...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016