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'Giving meaning to Brexit' - by Andrew Tyrie MP 07 September 2016, 00:04 CET
In a paper, published by Open Europe, Andrew Tyrie MP, Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, outlines some of the choices available to the Government to give meaning to Brexit and the principles underpinning how it should proceed. He suggests taking several options off the table.

Japan warning Brexit could see its firms move out of the UK 06 September 2016, 23:44 CET
It is unlikely that even if the post-Brexit world were not to the liking of Japanese investors they would move over night. However, one should bear in mind that Japanese car firms invested some £260 million in the 4 years up to 2014 in the UK.

Brexit would harm the UK's inward investment 30 August 2016, 14:02 CET
It should be remembered that for all of the period that covers these figures, the expectation among political commentators and pollsters was that the UK would vote 'remain', and so many potential investors for the year to 2016 may simply have discounted the Brexit factor.

Brexit - Which UK laws are likely to change? 23 August 2016, 19:11 CET
The Leave vote means that the UK Government will, from a designated point in the future, no longer be bound by the restrictions of European law which has governed a significant part of UK law for so long.

Brexit to Have a Positive Impact on the Made in Italy brand 06 July 2016, 00:33 CET
Livio Vaninetti, Director of Frost & Sullivan Italy, comments on the implications for the country following the Leave vote in the UK.

Hurt feelings all round following historic victory for the Leave campaign 27 June 2016, 16:13 CET
Following the conclusion of a successful referendum campaign, Leave.EU has upset quite a few people. So far, we have managed to clock eight pending cases.

Philippe Gelis, CEO and co-founder Kantox (Foreign exchange (FX) platform) 26 June 2016, 00:30 CET
Despite the endless headlines about Brexit, the reality is that many people were not prepared for this scenario. In this respect, this looks like the worst planned Referendum in history - not in terms of the vote or the campaigns, but because no one really knows or prepared for the actual implication of the result.

Mike Laven, CEO Currencycloud (international payments platform) 26 June 2016, 00:27 CET
“There’s no doubt that the nation’s decision to leave the EU has major macro-economic implications - Negotiations will be long and ongoing – and this uncertainty alone means we can expect significant volatility ahead.

They took their country back - Donald J. Trump 26 June 2016, 00:18 CET
Last night UK voters shocked the world. With your help, we're going to do the exact same thing on Election Day 2016 here in the United States of America.

University of Leicester reaction to Brexit result 25 June 2016, 00:46 CET
As the result of the UK's referendum on whether to remain or leave the European Union has finally been announced, academics and staff at the University of Leicester have been giving their reaction to what is undoubtedly an historic decision for the United Kingdom and the EU. With the UK's exit from the EU now decided on by the electorate, experts have expressed their views on the impact both now and in years to come:

What does Brexit mean for the UK tech industry? 25 June 2016, 00:39 CET
Following the result of the EU referendum this morning, Aftab Afzal, SVP & GM EMEA at NSFOCUS IB commented:

European Federalists: after the UK vote, a renewed commitment to political unity 25 June 2016, 00:32 CET
The Union of European Federalists regrets the outcome of the referendum held on 23rd June 2016 in the United Kingdom. Populists and nationalists have managed to convince the majority of British citizens. In the UK, as in many other countries across Europe, the European Union is failing to gain the hearts and minds of EU citizens with clear solutions to their problems and a clear and convincing project for a better future for Europe.

JEF Europe respects – but regrets – the decision of the British citizens and calls upon EU governments to make decisive steps for European integration 25 June 2016, 00:29 CET
The Young European Federalists (JEF) Europe, while respecting the decision made by the British people, profoundly regrets the outcome of the referendum to leave the European Union.

Statement on the referendum of the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union 25 June 2016, 00:26 CET
Following the result of the United Kingdom referendum on EU membership, Eurofound will continue to implement its work programme and provide European policymakers with high-quality, timely and policy-relevant knowledge as input to better informed social and work-related policies, covering up to 35 countries (EU Member States, candidate countries and other European countries).

What the Brexit will mean for business owners 25 June 2016, 00:23 CET
Following the results Phil Foster, MD of Love Energy Savings has shared his views on what this decision will mean to business owners and ways they can ensure to keep business costs down.

Brexit brings risks and uncertainties for UK environment and leaves EU weaker: WWF EU 25 June 2016, 00:19 CET
Responding to the result of the British referendum on EU membership, Geneviève Pons, Director of WWF European Policy Office said:

Brexit A "Big Blow" To UK's Micro-Businesses 25 June 2016, 00:15 CET
This result is a big blow to the UK's micro-business sector and I think that a lot of people will be very concerned about what the future will hold.

ParcelHero calls on the Government to secure access to the Single Market and avoid imposing new tariffs, following vote for Brexit 25 June 2016, 00:09 CET
The international courier ParcelHero has responded to the vote to leave the EU by calling for the Government to negotiate immediately for access to the single market, and not seek to impose tariffs on EU imports into the UK.

Party of European Socialists deeply regrets Brexit vote, prepares for changes 25 June 2016, 00:06 CET
The Party of European Socialists deeply regrets the decision by the British people to vote to leave the EU. We believe that this is a massive setback for both the European Union and the UK.

John Brennan, CEO of Amaris Hospitality 25 June 2016, 00:04 CET
We are now entering a period of uncertainly as Britain prepares the ground for exit. While the negotiation period could have an affect on the markets overall in the short-term, the hospitality sector is well-placed to remain robust during this period.

Red alert for nature and environment following leave vote 24 June 2016, 23:59 CET
The environment must be at the heart of our exit negotiations with Europe and how we plan our future as a country – says Friends of the Earth, as the environmental campaign group warns that with the referendum over, the difficult debates are now just beginning.

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