: ' Brexit'

What More UK – Trading not halted by Brexit negotiations

‘Business is business and politics is politics, no matter which Brexit is decided, trade will continue.’ With international sales higher than ever before, What More UK are not phased by Brexit negotiations. As the largest supplier [...]

Minister meets life science and space businesses

Cabinet Minister Brandon Lewis, was in Leicester on Thursday 18 October visiting the University of Leicester and the National Space Centre, to see first-hand how the region is at the cutting-edge of Life Science and Space research and [...]

BOOST FOR WEST MIDLANDS AS EXPORTS UP BY 7.6%

West Midlands goods exports rose by 7.6% to £33.7bn, for the year ended March 2018, according to the latest HMRC figures (published 7th June), outstripping the national average of 6.5% growth in exports of goods across [...]

SMALLER’ COMPANIES MUST PREPARE NOW FOR NEW IRISH CUSTOMS BORDER

Coca-Cola estimates Brexit will cost the company as much as EUR 30 million, with its manufacturing plant in the Republic of Ireland, bottling facility in Northern Ireland, and suppliers of packaging and other goods located throughout [...]

Brexit action stalls in West Midlands

65 percent are not planning on analysing immigration scenarios and the potential impact on the workforce 74 percent recognise that immigration is needed to fill the skills gap 40 percent have no plans to communicate with [...]

Midlands Aerospace Alliance gears up for biggest industry event of the year

How UK manufacturing is coping with current economic uncertainties and the best ways aerospace suppliers can prepare for Brexit will be top of the agenda at this year’s MAA Conference. Run by the Midlands Aerospace Alliance [...]