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ICC UK discusses the need to empower UK corporates in New Business

ICC UK’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth features in the Winter Issue of New Business, where he discusses the challenges UK companies face and how they can yield their influence. In particular, following the Brexit referendum, international business – more than ever before – needs to put forward its collective interests in the Brexit negotiations, for …

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ICC UK’s Sir Mike Rake discussing Brexit on the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme

Sir Mike Rake, Chair of ICC United Kingdom, appeared early this morning on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme. Interviewed by presenters John Humphrys and Sarah Montague, Sir Mike was first questioned on broadband investment and connectivity, and proceeded to discuss the importance of transitional arrangements and being “intensely practical” while the UK negotiates trade agreements …

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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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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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ICC United Kingdom’s John Carroll disproves trade myths in City AM

John Carroll, Head of ICC United Kingdom’s Trade and investment Policy Committee, tackles the myths put forward about free trade in an article released in City AM earlier this week. With a growing anti-trade sentiment evident around the world, the article tackles five particular myths about free trade and also puts forward the case for …

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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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Moorgate helps ICC UK create its first ‘G20: The Voice of UK Business’ magazine

Moorgate has helped the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom to produce its first annual G20 Magazine – released today. The first issue, ‘Challenging Times’ reflects much of the uncertainty in the UK as well as the global trade and business environment. Moorgate supported the initial planning of the overall magazine, while also drafting …

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ICC United Kingdom’s John Carroll on the importance of reclaiming the global trade narrative in Financier Worldwide

In a recent article for Financier Worldwide, John Carroll, Head of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom’s Trade and Investment Policy Committee, makes the case for reclaiming the global trade narrative. Certainly, an anti-trade sentiment that has emerged in recent years, contributing to the rise of protectionist measures worldwide – evident in the …

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Report on ICC United Kingdom’s Summer Reception published in GTR

The latest issue of GTR reports on ICC United Kingdom’s Summer Reception, ‘trade, tax and geopolitics,’ held in May. In his keynote speech, Sir Martin Sorrell expressed his concerns about the Brexit debate, and explained why many businesses now see uncertainty as the new norm. The article also describes the panel discussions – highlighting the …

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