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Sector responds to EU Referendum outcome

Following the outcome of the EU Referendum, where the majority of those who voted decided in favour of leaving the EU (51.9 per cent compared to 48.1 per cent), key industry players have offered their views on the potential consequences and the way forward for the supply chain logistics sector. This article includes just some of the many opinions that have come our way since the result was announced.

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).