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UK Transport and Brexit News & Views No. 43

I reported last week that there was a positive feeling of getting back to business in Brussels, but in the past week that mood has suddenly changed for the worse demonstrating just how delicate and complex the issues surrounding Brexit can be. With the issue of Northern Ireland’s border dominating last week’s negotiations, along with the EU lays down a deadline ahead of the December European Council meeting, we are seeing the Brexit uncertainty coming up against a hard deadline…

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UK Transport and Brexit News & Views No. 42

Brexit is certainly back in business with a vengeance this week with talks resuming on Thursday here in Brussels, and the CBI revealing the results of a survey that show that more than 60 percent of firms may trigger Brexit contingency plans by March 2018 because of the lack of progress. Are we finally beginning to see business wading more forcefully into the UK government’s Brexit approach? As we report below, CBI chief Paul Drechsler will warn today at the…

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