Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, said:
“This new extension means that an imminent economic crisis has been averted, but it needs to mark a fresh start. More of the same will just mean more chaos this autumn.
“Businesses will today be adjusting their no deal plans, not cancelling them.
“For the good of jobs and communities across the country, all political leaders must use the time well. Sincere cross-party collaboration must happen now to end this crisis.”