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British firms frantically prepare for a messy Brexit

Theresa May has just 35 days to secure a deal that will safeguard business

24th February, 2019
Theresa May has her work cut out in the next five weeks

David Keyte’s fashion brand, Universal Works, sells edgy menswear across the world. The designer, based in Nottingham, in the English midlands, and counts the European Union as the biggest market for his stylish suede jackets, cardigans and double-pleated pants. Yet the prospect of a chaotic break between Britain and the EU prompted Keyte to shift parts of his distribution operations to Portugal to avoid any potential tariffs - costing jobs - post Brexit.


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