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Businesses Strive for Growth Against Brexit Backdrop


Research released today by shows two-thirds of UK businesses believe they won’t feel the impact of leaving Europe, yet only a third of the companies questioned have a strategic plan in place to deal with Brexit.

The survey finds 57% of UK businesses are prioritising growth this year despite the political backdrop. The top reason cited for holding companies back was access to finance with an abundance of red tape following closely behind. is part of In Touch Networks, which was set up to save companies money when recruiting for c-level expertise or consultancy services. The service is free to use for businesses who are looking for access to a network of experienced business leaders.

Matthew Roberts, CEO of In Touch Networks, said:

“Of the organisations we surveyed, we were surprised to hear that so few had a strategy in place for how they will deal with Brexit, with many feeling they won’t be impacted at all. This is an issue that transcends sector and scale of business as we see policymaking shift back to the UK. As with any uncertainty, it brings opportunity for ambitious companies with robust leadership. Many of our expert members are being recruited for their expertise to help companies navigate the months and years ahead.”

With a membership base of more than 30,000 members – which includes directors of FTSE100 companies, Fortune 500 businesses and Premier League football clubs – businesses can contact candidates completely free of charge when they have a role to fill.

In Touch Networks has filled roles for the NHS and BBC, as well as having developed training and development courses, events and groups to enhance individuals’ networks and careers.


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