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  • Brexit has cost UK economy at least £80bn since vote – Bank rate-setter

    Gertjan Vlieghe’s estimate for weekly cost of Brexit – £800m – is more than double Vote Leave said could be spent on NHS Brexit has already cost the UK economy at least £80bn since the EU referendum, while a damaging no-deal scenario could force an emergency cut in interest rates, according to a Bank of England rate-setter. Gertjan Vlieghe, a member of the Bank’s monetary policy committee, said that since the vote in June 2016, the economy had lost about 2% of GDP compared with a scenario where...

    the Guardian
  • UK firms more worried about Brexit than GDPR

    A new survey from NetApp has revealed that while UK companies are embracing data regulation, they are growing increasingly concerned about Brexit.

    www.techradar.com
  • UK scraps Brexit ferry deal with firm that has no ships

    LONDON (AP) " The British government has canceled a contract to ship goods to the country after Brexit with a company that turned out to have no boats and no experience running a ferry service.Authorities had been criticized for the 13.8 million pound ($18 million) deal with Seaborne Freight, part of plans to keep trade flowing if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal.The Department for Transport said Saturday that it had ended the contract because an Irish [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • UK scraps Brexit ferry deal with firm that has no ships

    LONDON (AP) — The British government has canceled a contract to ship goods to the country after Brexit with a company that turned out to have no boats and no experience running a ferry service.

    WTOP