Friday February 21, 2020

Brexit: Rue Britannia

Future pay deals under threat; State’s banking plans in tatters; €1bn ‘rainy day’ fund in doubt; Contingency plans for border

26th June, 2016

The political and economic aftershock of the Brexit vote is becoming apparent in Ireland this weekend, with the government’s budgetary and banking plans under threat amid ongoing carnage on the stock markets.

As the government seeks to calm the storm through public reassurances, major exporters are developing contingency plans for job losses, while several blue-chip Irish companies with British exposure are braced for further share dips in the coming days.

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