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Chancellor’s hint toward regulatory divergence after Brexit could pose challenges for SA Builders and Contractors and other firms

Skender Perpepa, founder of Romford based business SA Builders and Contractors has been vocal about some of the industry challenges posed by Brexit. Now, with chancellor Sajid Javid’s revelation that the UK will seek to diverge from some EU rules after departing the bloc, it could throw up a whole host of new challenges for the firm to grapple with.

Government loses votes on EU Withdrawal Bill in the Lords

The government’s EU Withdrawal Bill has been held up after losing three votes in the House of Lords.

Businesses warn of food price rises under government’s Brexit plan

Businesses say that food prices going up could be one of many outcomes of Brexit after chancellor Sajid Javid told the Financial Times that the UK will diverge from some EU rules.

Johnson “very, very confident” of UK-EU trade deal in 2020

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that it is "enormously likely" that the UK will agree a trade deal with the EU by the December 31 cut-off point for the Brexit transitional period.

Brexit clarity of utmost importance for businesses like Copart who trade throughout Europe

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is well on the road to the Brexit he promised the electorate when he succeeded Theresa May as Conservative leader. Commanding a majority of 80, Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement is sailing through the Commons at a breakneck pace; meaning less focus is on whether Brexit is actually going to happen, but what the future trading and legislative relationship will be between the UK, its European neighbours and the rest of the world.

Withdrawal Agreement Bill passes through Commons

The House of Commons has voted 330 to 231 in favour of Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill and it will now advance to the House of Lords.

Agile businesses like Radical Sportscars could benefit from post-Brexit trade freedoms

The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on 31st January. The country will then be free to conduct trade deals and negotiations with non-EU countries. Some businesses are scared of the uncertainty that brings and of tariffs being placed on their shoulders. Others are looking forward the prospect of doors being opened which had previously been closed to them.

Boris Johnson set for first meeting with new European Commission president

Newly re-elected prime minister Boris Johnson is to meet with Ursula von der Leyen, the new president of the European Commission, at Downing Street.

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