Brexit finally sinks in for business bosses – ‘Have to acknowledge the political reality’

BUSINESS bosses are abandoning their demands for Boris Johnson to scoop a frictionless trade deal and customs union with the EU post-Brexit and instead opting for a more “pragmatic” approach after being forced into a new reality thanks to the Prime Minister’s stonking election victory.

Remainer business leaders have hailed Mr Johnson’s major ballot victory, which has given them a new faith in the democratic process of Brexit, and the notion that Britain will continue to flourish after the January 31 deadline. The Confederation of British Industry is scaling back its lobbying plans to push for reframed goals, the Daily Telegraph reports. Rain Newton Smith, the leading business group’s chief economist, said: “We have to look at the reality of where we are...
source: Express

2020-01-15 00:44
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