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Brexit: Planning for all eventualities

Brexit: Planning for all eventualities

As the arguments for and against a Brexit continue to rage, what businesses actually want is a practical plan in the event that the UK votes out on 23 June.

Melanie Richards

Vice Chairman KPMG UK and Partner Corporate Finance, Debt Advisory



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Brexit: Planning for all eventualities

Brexit is a once-in-a-generation question, yet in another sense, it is merely the latest in a line of issues – from disruptive technologies to the power of the connected consumer – to which businesses must respond at lightning pace. 

Companies that have an effective contingency plan and an agile response, to Brexit or any of these issues, are companies that have the best chance of mitigating risk and seizing opportunities.

In this report our economics team sets out an overview of its work over the last couple of months, modelling the short and longer-term impact of a Brexit.Giles Williams, who leads our Financial Services Regulatory Centre of Excellence, then offers his take on how businesses can use those forecasts to model the impact of a Brexit, and start ‘planning to plan’.

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