The future of the UK and Europe

The future of the UK and Europe: Seventh Edition


With formal exit negotiations finally under way, what does Brexit mean for businesses in Britain?

In the seventh edition of our briefing series on Brexit, we look at how UK businesses are responding to the prospect of Brexit, a year on from the referendum.

Download the full report to find out about:

  • Update on political developments: Benedict Brogan, Group Public Affairs Director, Lloyds Banking Group, provides his take on the UK’s general election result, and the implications for the UK’s negotiations with the EU
  • Macroeconomic update: Adam Chester, Head of Economics, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, gives his take on  consumer confidence and the outlook for sterling
  • How businesses are responding: a year on from the referendum, we provide an update on what firms are doing in the short-term, and their plans to prepare for the UK’s exit from the EU
  • Client case studies: in-depth interviews with a range of business leaders, bringing to life what Brexit means for them
  • The great British export challenge: we present the findings of a major survey on the state of British exports, and how firms perceive future opportunities in the EU, and beyond
  • Brexit and working capital: Adrian Walker, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, draws on insights from our Working Capital Index, to understand what the referendum and market conditions since have meant for firms’ working capital.

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