Honda could not be clearer – the closure of its Swindon plant is unrelated to Brexit

Even before Honda had a chance to say a single word, many pundits and politicians rushed to blame Brexit for the car company’s decision to close its Swindon factory. But when it finally came, the official statement failed to make any mention of the UK’s departure from the EU. Score one more for the genuine industry specialists … Read moreHonda could not be clearer – the closure of its Swindon plant is unrelated to Brexit

Britain can once again be the master of its own trading destiny

Wherever one stands on the question of Brexit, it undoubtedly presents opportunities, denied to Britain for almost half a century, to embrace its historic role as a global trading power. Britain can once again be the master of its own trading destiny, argues George Brandis QC (Australian High Commissioner). A short distance from Australia House on the … Read moreBritain can once again be the master of its own trading destiny

History teaches us that entrepreneurial capitalism will help us make the most of Brexit

“They are cursuses of the ancient Britons, long before the Romans came hither. I mean the first aborigines Brittons in heroic ages, when the Druids first began; before the Gaulish nations came over, somewhat above Csesar’s time; those Brittons that made the mighty works of Abury, Stonehenge, &c.” – W Stuckley, 1 September 1736 If Brexit … Read moreHistory teaches us that entrepreneurial capitalism will help us make the most of Brexit

How Brexit affects Italy – and its Eurosceptical politicians

How will Brexit affect Italy’s businesses, its citizens and its political landscape? Elisabeth Alber (Eurac Research) explains that while the country now has an avowedly Eurosceptical government, Italians have mixed feelings towards the EU. It is unclear how many Italians have been living in the UK, but Italy’s hopes of attracting them back seem to have … Read moreHow Brexit affects Italy – and its Eurosceptical politicians

Here is the tariff policy the Government should announce for 29th March

More attention is needed to be given the tariff policy Britain must adopt on leaving the EU on 29th March. It now looks likely that this will have to be without a withdrawal agreement. However, this has the advantage that Britain can shape its tariff policy from day one. This is a responsibility that British … Read moreHere is the tariff policy the Government should announce for 29th March

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