From changes at the border to increased costs and paperwork to changes to the way businesses provide services, Brexit is adding an additional layer of complexity for firms across the UK. The CBI are continuing to hold the UK government and the EU to account in public and in private, communicating the challenges firms face, while working to find practical solutions that work within the parameters of the new agreement. The CBI are engaged with government on a weekly basis, through the Business Brexit Taskforce meeting as well as through a Brexit Heatmap. These channels of communication are enabling the CBI to take the key concerns of business to the top levels of government. Please continue to share your insight, so we can feed this in directly.
The CBI are also voicing the concerns of members in public, highlighting the competing pressures businesses are managing. CBI President, Lord Bilimoria issued a press statement on firms ability to adjust in addition to a slot on the Westminster Hour. The CBI was also part of a joint statement with the leading business organisations following the Brexit taskforce a fortnight ago. And finally, CBI Wales Director,