03 February 2020
John Allan, CBI President, said:
“Business optimism is returning. The right signals about the UK’s future relationship with the EU will turn confidence into investment.
“The Prime Minister’s clear, vocal commitment to global free trade and maintaining high standards through a thriving relationship with the EU will help.
“The challenge is to ensure business confidence is not caught in the crossfire of a tough, public negotiation. Talk of a bare bones deal could pause investment. As the negotiations progress, firms ask the Government to take every opportunity to show ambition, building a deal with deep mutual market access while keeping business insight at the heart of their decisions."