Business leaders voice growing concern over government striking good Brexit deal

first_imgMonday 1 October 2018 8:36 am whatsapp Releasing its quarterly Brexit Monitor, consulting firm RSM said just 39 per cent of business leaders thought the government could strike a ‘good deal’ with the EU. This was down from just under a half (49 per cent) in the previous quarter. The survey of more than 300 mid-market business leaders conducted by YouGov showed the proportion who lacked confidence the government could get a good deal had more than doubled to 35 per cent, compared to 16 per cent last quarter. Read more: War of words: Former Brexit minister sticks knife into the CBILeaders voice support for second referendumFor the first time, RSM also polled leaders on a second Brexit referendum. Overall, 60 per cent said they were in favour of, or would welcome a second referendum, while just 16 per cent said they would not welcome a second vote. The area with the highest level of support for a second referendum was in London and the south, as 67 per cent were in favour.  More From Our Partners Florida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.com Business leaders voice growing concern over government striking good Brexit deal Recent polling on Brexit has uncovered mixed opinions in the City. A poll by Reuters released last week showed just 630 finance jobs had moved abroad since the Brexit vote, contrasting markedly with fears after the vote that exiting the EU could see 10,000 jobs leave the UK. Simon Hart, Brexit lead partner at audit, tax and consulting firm RSM said:  As we get closer to Article 50 Brexit day and therefore the end of the negotiation period, and with both parties seemingly at an impasse, our Brexit Monitor survey shows that middle-market businesses are getting more concerned about the UK government’s ability to secure a good deal.The publication of the government’s technical notices, outlining the implications of a ‘no deal’ scenario, may have also dampened optimism in the prospects of a good deal.All eyes will now be on the EU summit in mid-October, described by Donald Tusk as ‘the moment of truth’. Many businesses will be hoping for some much-need progress from both the EU and the UK.  Read more: City leaders sound alarm over risk of no-deal Brexit ‘cliff-edge’ whatsapp Business leaders voiced growing concern in the government’s ability to deliver a good Brexit deal today as a survey revealed confidence had dipped to its lowest level in over a year.  Share Tags: Brexit Josh Mines by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryOne-N-Done | 7-Minute Workout7 Minutes a Day To a Flat Stomach By Using This 1 Easy ExerciseOne-N-Done | 7-Minute WorkoutQuizGrizThe Average Baseball Fan Only Gets 7 Right! Can You Beat That?QuizGrizBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comDiana’s Butler Reveals Why Harry Really Married Meghanmoneycougar.comCleverstTattoo Fails : No One Makes It Past No. 6 Without LaughingCleverstRest Wow68 Hollywood Stars Who Look Unrecognizable NowRest WowMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen Heraldlast_img

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