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Brussels kicks up Brexit stink over Parmesan and Champagne – September 2017

Surprise move as UK urged to recognise intellectual property rights after exit. The EU is demanding Britain legislate to recognise products such as Champagne, Parmesan and Beaufort cheese after Brexit, in a position paper seeking to protect some of Europe’s most sensitive exports in future trade relations. The unexpected request on post-Brexit intellectual property rights, including “geographical [...]

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Falling Behind the Eurozone – September 2017 Authored by Bob Devine

The diverging momentums of the Eurozone and UK economies has provided a remarkably consistent story this year.  Composite PMIs are leading indicators of growth momentum in an economy. As the chart shows, the UK has been falling behind the Eurozone this year. With only a singular exception, the UK composite PMI has lagged behind all [...]

By |2017-09-08T15:20:47+00:00September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Staff placements continue to rise sharply in August – September 2017 – REC

Key points:  Permanent placements and temp billings both rise at marked rates Demand for staff increases at fastest rate since April 2015 Candidate availability declines at quicker pace, pushing pay rates higher Summary: The IHS Markit/REC Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on [...]

By |2017-09-08T09:49:20+00:00September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|8 Comments

BREXIT and its impact on outsourcing January 2017 – Authored by Amelia Bishop

We’re not entirely clear yet on how BREXIT will affect outsourcing. But we do know that the UK’s departure from the EU will have a deeper impact on outsourcing than any other sector.   Naturally, you’ll feel the full force of this impact if you’re currently using the services of an offshore company rather than [...]

By |2017-09-07T20:57:22+00:00September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BREXIT and SME’s February 2017 – Authored by Amelia Bishop

The UK’s referendum result in June 2016 which resulted in our leaving the EU has triggered one of the biggest change programmes the UK has seen for hundreds of years, the changes will be wide and deep and will certainly hit all of us in business today. Whichever way you voted no longer matters because [...]

By |2017-09-07T20:44:10+00:00September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Food Manufacturing and Labour Considerations

Food Manufacturing in BREXIT Britain Background It is well known that manufacturing and in particular the food industry rely heavily on the flexibility that seasonal workers contracts offer over permanent full-time contracts, the majority of which come from countries within the EU. A situation that has already been challenged with [...]

By |2017-09-07T14:56:24+00:00September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments