Just over half of Britain’s businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com.
Britain’s economy will barely grow in the run-up to Brexit amid concern the UK will leave the European Union without an agreement, but if there is a deal there will be a modest post-divorce upturn, according to economists polled by Reuters.
Leaving the European Union without a trade deal in place could put up to 97 percent of British food and drink exports at risk, according to a House of Lords report that lays bare the agricultural industry’s overwhelming reliance on local markets.
Almost half of UK business leaders are worried about post-Brexit skills shortages and fear they will not find enough suitable staff in 2017, according to a survey by one of the UK’s leading business organizations.
Concerns are rising that the eurozone could soon face damaging “new headwinds” following a vote by the British people to quit the European Union in July – a historic yet controversial move referred to as the Brexit.