Brexit: "With regulatory and trade issues all still to play for, UK business recognises there will be choppy waters ahead" - KPMG comments
Commenting ahead of the UK’s exit from the EU this Friday, James Stewart, Vice Chairman and Head of Brexit, KPMG UK says:
“Now the real negotiations begin. But the fundamental question remains to whether a deal on the future relationship with the EU can be reached by the end of the year.
“With regulatory and trade issues all still to play for, UK business recognises there will be choppy waters ahead. Also, business leaders are waiting for the publication of the government’s negotiating priorities, hoping this prompts an honest conversation about the trade-offs involved in securing a future agreement with the EU.
Brexit is uncharted territory, so there will still be an air of caution for most businesses as they also wait on the promise of domestic investment by the government. However, the reality is key investment decisions need to be made to build confidence and help get the UK back on the path to growth.”
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