The Spring 2018 edition of The Rural Report from independent real estate consultancy Knight Frank looks at the challenges and opportunities facing rural landowners as Brexit approaches. The bi-annual publication includes interviews with three landowners who talk about how they are preparing their businesses for Brexit.
Report on Brexit from the FIA, a global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets. The report highlights the worst case scenarios that firms are planning for and the issues arising for clearing brokers in their contingency planning.
31 May 2018
Report produced for the CITB on the potential transferability of skills within the construction sector and from other sectors into construction. The authors highlight the need for industry to tackle this in the face of changing economic and political conditions, such as Brexit, which may make it more difficult to fill skills gaps.
British Retail Consortium
BRC campaign focusing on the transformation in the retail industry, including the changing skills needs for the sector. The May 2018 project report highlights the potential problems for the sector that could arise from the end of freedom of movement following Brexit.
Wageningen University and Research
24 April 2018
Study from Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands looking at the impact of a hard Brexit on the UK and EU fisheries sector, including associated activities such as fish processing. The report highlights the significant impact that ending access to UK waters would have for the sector in Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK.
House of Commons
22 April 2018
Report from the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee on how the interests of the processed food and drink sector sector should best be pursued, both in the negotiating process and post-Brexit. Examines a range of issues including market access, non-tariff barriers, trade, regulation, skills, R&D and transitional arrangements.
1 April 2018
Study from the CBI focusing on the regulatory needs of 23 industry sectors from a post-Brexit business environment, highlighting areas where convergence is important and opportunities for divergence. The report is based on six months of conversations with business and is illustrated with case studies and comments from companies in each sector.
Sectors covered: Aerospace, Agri-food and drink, Automotive, Aviation, Broadcasting, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer goods, Creative industries, Defence, Energy, Financial services, Haulage, Higher education, Hospitality and tourism, Life Sciences, Maritime and shipping, Professional and business services, Rail, Technology, Telecommunications, Waste and environmental services, Water.
House of Commons
19 March 2018
Report from the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee on how the interests of the aerospace sector should best be pursued, both in the negotiating process and post-Brexit. Examines a range of issues relating to market access, non-tariff barriers, regulation, skills, R&D, trade opportunities and transitional arrangements.
Food and Drink Federation
16 March 2018
Report from the Food and Drink Federation which looks at the impact of origin requirements on EU-UK trade in foodstuffs after Brexit. Five case studies of common food products help to demonstrate the ways in which different approaches to origin requirements could impact current supply and distribution models. The report concludes with a series of recommendations for government.
House of Commons
28 February 2018
Report from the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee on how the interests of the automotive sector should best be pursued, both in the negotiating process and post-Brexit. Examines a range of issues including tariff barriers, non-tariff barriers, regulation, trade opportunities, skills, R&D and transitional arrangements.