Tag Archive: brexit

Natixis’ Nordine Naam forecasts the dollar will continue to firm

In his weekly column for FX-MM, Natixis’ Senior Forex Analyst, Nordine Naam, reflects on key currency movements during the second quarter of 2017. In response to an improvement in US macroeconomic indicators, the US dollar is expected to firm further with stable growth and inflation remaining low at 2.21%. Meanwhile, the sterling recovered against the …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth speaks to BBP Media on new opportunities for UK SMEs

In a recent interview with BBP media – the regional B2B publication – Chris Southworth, Secretary General at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom, discusses how local UK businesses and SMEs can stay ahead of challenges and make the most of new and existing opportunities. In particular, he explains that businesses should actively …

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The Manufacturer and Falcon Group host roundtable on the impact of Brexit on UK manufacturers

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) raises significant challenges, as well as potential opportunities for UK manufacturing. The Manufacturer and specialist financier Falcon Group hosted a roundtable to the look at the key issues facing the industry. The participants included representatives from Sullivan & Worcester, UKEF, JJ Churchill, Aon Credit International and …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth discussing UK trade negotiations on Sky News

This afternoon, ICC United Kingdom’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth, appeared on Sky News – commenting the importance of transitional arrangements during Brexit negotiations. The interview took place after the Confederation of British Industry strongly urged Government to keep Britain in the single market and customs union until a final Brexit deal with the European Union is …

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ICC UK’s latest podcast with US Council for International Business

This week’s ICC UK business podcast features Peter Robinson, CEO at the US Council for International Business (USCIB).  Peter discusses the Trump administration’s efforts to renegotiate the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and the effects on US businesses, as well as growing protectionism and the US perspective on Brexit. To find out more, download …

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Falcon Group’s Emma Clark discusses the impact of Brexit on business funding lines

With Article 50 now triggered – and the formal Brexit process underway – macroeconomic uncertainty continues to impact British businesses. Writing in the latest edition of CCR Magazine, Emma Clark, Falcon’s Head of Business Development, explains how alternative financing will continue to help companies trade and expand despite the volatile economic climate. To read the article …

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ICC UK’s Chris Southworth on Manchester business opportunities in GM Business Connect

ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth highlights the challenges and opportunities facing Manchester’s business community for GM Business Connect magazine, in a joint commentary with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. In a post-Brexit environment, there is plenty that businesses around Manchester can do to protect their interests – including increasing the levels of engagement in …

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ICC UK’s Chris Southworth on why UK businesses need to think global in Director of Finance

In the latest edition of Director of Finance, ICC United Kingdom’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth, explains why it is a crucial time for UK businesses to find their voice and think global. Indeed, there are a number of global opportunities which businesses can tap into, but in order to do so they need to ensure …

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Writing for City AM, Natixis’ Chief Economist, Patrick Artus, explains why Frexit could cause the European Union to unravel

Ahead of the French presidential election in April, there is growing speculation around whether Marine Le Pen’s Front National could lead the country in the UK’s footsteps towards an exit from the European Union. Writing for City A.M., Patrick Artus, Natixis’ Chief Economist, gives his views on why a French exit, or “Frexit” would be …

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CWEIC Chairman Lord Marland interviewed in The Guardian

Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) Lord Marland has been quoted in a recent article in The Guardian, where he discussed CWEIC’s inaugural Commonwealth Trade Ministers meeting, UK SME exporters and also gave his thoughts on the future of Britain as a trading nation. Marland was speaking to the paper ahead of …

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