Tag Archive: brexit

ICC UK discusses EU uncertainty in The Independent

ICC UK’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth, has been quoted in an article in The Independent which discusses the alarm call from UK business leaders about the costs of EU uncertainty. According to the article, many business leaders have put investment decisions on hold amid uncertainty and, most recently, after the High Court ruled that Government …

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ICC UK’s Chris Southworth discussing latest GDP figures and Brexit on Sky News

Earlier today, Chris Southworth, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) UK was interviewed on Sky News following the release of the latest UK GDP figures from the Office for National Statistics. The figures reveal that GDP grew by 0.5% in the three months to the end of September, down from the growth …

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CWEIC’s Oliver Everett writes about the possible effects of Brexit on non-EU trade in The Parliamentarian magazine

CWEIC CEO Oliver Everett has written an opinion piece in The Parliamentarian magazine where he discussed the possible implications of Brexit on non-EU trade, specifically across the Commonwealth. Irrespective of one’s view of Brexit, Everett stressed the importance of the UK making the most of the opportunities being a Commonwealth nation has to offer in the new …

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ICC UK on CNBC discussing why businesses are concerned about Brexit

Early yesterday morning ICC United Kingdom’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth, appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box Europe, explaining why British businesses are concerned about Brexit. In particular, Southworth explains how a miscommunication from government is of particular concern to businesses planning ahead. On a positive note, he comments that the Department for International Trade has already …

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S&P highlights Brexit’s impact on investor appetite for British infrastructure

The prospect of leaving the EU is spreading uncertainty among investors in the UK’s infrastructure, according to a new report from S&P Global Ratings. In the report, ‘Brexit Is Weakening Investor Appetite For UK Infrastructure Assets. But Not For Long’, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance Michael Wilkins notes that, while Britain has historically attracted more …

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S&P Global Ratings goes green with its latest edition of IFR Outlook

The latest edition of IFR Outlook – S&P’s monthly newsletter summarising key infrastructure and project finance-related research and rating update news – is out now, and the outlook is green-tinted. This month, Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance and Head of Global Environmental & Climate Risk Research, describes a new product to analyse and …

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Falcon Group & Aon collaborate to boost British exports, as covered by the specialist press

Falcon Group and Aon have signed a memorandum of understanding in order to assist UK businesses seeking export finance solutions. The move marks yet another step in the financier’s continued commitment to support British businesses and builds on Aon’s industry leading position in trade credit insurance. “In today’s current economic climate, it is vital that …

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ICC United Kingdom discusses the implications of Brexit on the export freight industry in Export and Freight

The latest issue of Export and Freight features an interview with Chris Southworth, Secretary General of ICC United Kingdom – and Fred Osborn, National Chairman of the British International Freight Association (BIFA). The interview discusses the issues impacting the global freight industry, and how business and global government can collaborate to deliver growth. In particular, …

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Falcon’s Emma Clark says trade with emerging markets is essential post-Brexit in TFR

Although many UK companies haven’t considered trade with emerging markets in more than a generation, they present a consumer base of over half a billion people, with spending set to reach over US$20trn by 2020. Certainly, one silver lining of Brexit is that UK exporters will be encouraged to further afield to markets they were …

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Falcon Fine Art interviews the dealers at Masterpiece, as featured on Private Art Investor

This year’s Masterpiece, arguably the biggest date in the UK art lover’s diary, coincided with another key date – Britain’s historic “Leave” vote in the EU referendum. In the most recent edition of Private Art Investor, Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, takes the temperature at the fair – exploring the trends across the …

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