European Referendum (updated 03 August 2016)
The nation has voted but many questions are still unanswered – whether about business, politics or the constitution.
This page (plus other communications outlets) will continue to provide information and signpost businesses to relevant EU articles.
Some of the hyperlinks below may now be superfluous, but will remain available in the short-term and others will be added as info becomes available.
Chamber staff are also on hand for questions, or available to visit members if required.
Euro-zone? Free Trade Association? European Economic Area? Who’s in what? (Bloomberg Graphics)
EU citizens living and working in the UK: What is Likely to Happen? (Shulmans’ Alan Kennedy, 8 July)
Brexit: What Happens Next? (House of Commons Library briefing paper, 30 June)
The website of ‘UK in a Changing Europe’ has useful articles and blogs (this is a group of academics presenting information in an impartial way).
The Leeds debate – a summary
What the campaigns were saying about the issues
- Trade prospects and market access to EU member states
- Trade prospects and market access to non-EU with existing agreements
- Trade prospects and market access to non-EU member states without existing EU trade agreements
- Customs requirements and border management, incl Northern Ireland – Republic of Ireland
- Labour, skills and migration – access to the skills businesses need to maintain and grow their business
- Prices and Currency
- Business Regulation
- Business taxation (including cross-border VAT)
- Regional Development Funding
- Financial Services and City of London
Full Fact is an impartial fact-checking organisation that has published a check of the leaflets that the Stronger In and Vote Leave campaigns have circulated.