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July Retail Sales: UK business 'coming home'?

Latest statistics from the retail sales in July 2016 showed an overall increase in growth by 1.6% despite Brexit fears – and there could be an opportunity for further growth for UK businesses.

Hertford breakfast Brexit panel calls businesses to make their minds up

A panel of MPs and high profile business owners presented to 84 guests at the East Herts Business Breakfast Club (EHBBC), hosted by Wilkins Kennedy LLP and NatWest Bank.

June Retail Sales: Brexit not to blame for consumer confidence lows

Latest statistics from the retail sales in June 2016 revealed a decline in consumer spending, but Brexit might not be to blame.

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Brexit Highlights 2016

  • February 2016 – the big announcement. Following years of campaigning, former Prime Minister David Cameron announced the EU referendum date

  • Wednesday 13th April 2016 – choose a side. “Vote Leave” is announced as the official leave EU campaign by the Electoral Commission, alongside “StrongerIn”  for the remain side

  • Thursday 23rd June 2016 – polling day. The polling stations open across the UK. On this day, a record 46.5 million people would cast their vote to decide whether Britain should remain or leave the European Union

  • Friday 24th June 2016 – the result. A Leave victory was announced based on the analysis of data from all 382 counting centres nationwide. There were 33,568,184 ballot papers from an electorate of 46,501,000 – a 72.2% turnout. The Leave campaign officially passes the winning post with 52% of the British public choosing to leave the EU and 48% voting to remain. The result is followed later by the resignation of David Cameron

  • Wednesday 13th July 2016 – New Prime Minister. Theresa May is announced as the Prime Minister for the UK and head of the Conservative party.

  • Thursday 14th July 2016 – New Cabinet. Theresa May begins to form her new government that will lead the nation out of Europe

  • 2017 – Article 50 will be triggered. This will begin the two year process of leaving the EU

  • December 2018 – Brexit achieved. This is the expected deadline for Britain’s independence, according to new Brexit Secretary, David Davis

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