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UK employers concerned for future of the economy

UK employers concerned for future of the economy

News   •   Aug 24, 2017 15:45 BST

Employer confidence in the UK economy has moved into negative territory, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the ​Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). The net balance fell from +6% last month to -3% in the latest report, as a third of employers (31%) now expect the economy to worsen, while only 28% expect it to improve.

UK small businesses face uncertain funding future

UK small businesses face uncertain funding future

News   •   Aug 02, 2017 09:00 BST

More than a third (35%) of SMEs in the UK are increasingly concerned about their ability to gain funding in the run up to Brexit, a study by Hiscox has revealed. Recent economic and political uncertainty has adversely affected business confidence, and caused concern for the future as the UK’s withdrawal from the EU becomes nearer.

DDoS could disrupt the UK’s Brexit negotiations and cause outages worldwide

DDoS could disrupt the UK’s Brexit negotiations and cause outages worldwide

News   •   Aug 01, 2017 09:00 BST

IT security professionals predict that DDoS attacks will get larger and more significant in the year ahead, and are already preparing for attacks that could disrupt the UK’s Brexit negotiations and cause outages worldwide, according to new research from Corero Network Security.

Cost of no Brexit deal will be “widespread, damaging and pervasive”

Cost of no Brexit deal will be “widespread, damaging and pervasive”

News   •   Jul 20, 2017 12:57 BST

​The consequences of the UK failing to reach a deal with the EU will be “widespread, damaging and pervasive” according to a report by The UK in a Changing Europe.

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Controlling the Irish border after Brexit

Controlling the Irish border after Brexit

Blog posts   •   Aug 16, 2017 15:25 BST

When the United Kingdom exits the European Union, the four freedoms that currently exist will be no more. The free movement of goods, services, capital and people will probably be gone, and more restrictions will be placed on their movements across borders. The free movement of people is the primary reason that many people voted to leave the European Union in the first place.

Another step closer to Brexit

Another step closer to Brexit

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2017 16:13 BST

​Almost a year to the day since the referendum took place that will ultimately lead to the United Kingdom exiting the European Union, the negotiations have finally begun on how this divorce will take place and what future relationship will exist between the two.

​Preparing for Brexit with ISO 22316

​Preparing for Brexit with ISO 22316

Blog posts   •   Jun 20, 2017 11:14 BST

As the UK prepares to exit the European Union, John Robinson considers whether the organisational resilience Standard can help companies manage the potential fall-out.

Brexit - identifying your exposure

Brexit - identifying your exposure

Blog posts   •   Jul 06, 2016 16:31 BST

The uncertainty regarding Brexit continues and I have been watching each twist and turn of the aftermath. Being in Scotland, there is the added dimension of Scotland’s place in Europe. As I have heard in the news, there is no playbook for Brexit or contingency plan - we live in uncertain times and we do not know how this will end.