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What does Brexit mean?

Staying in the EU does not mean ‘no change’ and leaving does not mean regulatory freedom – the vote itself creates volatility.

UK EU traders face three potential outcomes from a Brexit vote

British businesses trading with EU countries face three possible outcomes if the UK chooses to withdraw – the so-called Brexit option – in the referendum on 23 June. These alternatives can be dubbed the Norway, Switzerland and China scenarios.

Five things that add value to a van

Some options can really enhance the value of a light commercial vehicle or make it easier to sell when the time comes. Here are the top five optional extras that, according to Glass’s, add value when it comes to selling your van.

SMEs are taking off thanks to the aerospace industry

The aerospace industry is flying high, and the UK is one of the biggest players boasting the world’s second largest industry[1]. As a major aerospace exporter, in 2013, almost three-quarters (74 per cent) of total British aerospace exports were outside of the EU. Consequently, aircraft manufacturers’ order books have never been so full, leading to a host of knock-on benefits, especially among Britain’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

What fleets can learn from F1’s marginal gains philosophy

F1 racing is the pinnacle of motoring – an elite competition that requires cutting-edge innovation in engineering and tech to propel cars round a track at incredible speeds. The sponsors are the planet’s biggest brands, and the drivers are celebs, out-earning most of the world’s other high-profile sportsmen and women.