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UK BUDGET 2017

22 November 2017:  Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his second Budget today. The Key Announcements include: Preparing for Brexit – an extra £3 billion over the next two years It will include funding to prepare the border, the future immigration system and new trade relationships; £1.5bn additional funding in 2018-19; and £1.5bn in 2019-20. Additional department funding […]

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British Irish Chamber of Commerce welcomes report giving European business a Brexit voice

15th September 2017: The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has today welcomed the publication of a report which reveals that uncertainty surrounding the Brexit process and the short-time frame allocated to negotiations on the future EU-UK trading relationship are impacting investment and commercial decisions by European business leaders. The report by the Council of British […]

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British Irish Chamber of Commerce Reaction to UK Paper on the Future Customs Relationship with the EU

Director General John McGrane: “This is constructive but we are cautious about the feasibility of some of the proposals put forward”. 15 August 2017 – The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has reacted to the UK Government’s proposed future customs plan with the EU. Speaking after the plans were published this morning, Director General of […]

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Opportunity to Give Evidence on Impact of EEA Workers in UK Labour Market

The UK’s Migration Advisory Council (MAC) is looking for UK stakeholders to submit views and evidence to help inform their report on the economic and social impact of the UK’s exit from the EU. Earlier this month MAC was commissioned by the UK Government to advise on how restrictions on the freedom of movement of workers […]

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