Tag : Brexit
UKFT launches Brexit checklist Subscription
The UK Fashion and Textiles Association (UKFT) has launched a checklist to help companies prepare for the various possible outcomes of the UK’s departure from the European Union.
The chief financial officer of JD Sports Fashion Group, Brian Small, has said the retailer is unfazed by the tough UK trading climate and the struggles affecting Debenhams and House of Fraser.
UK clothing and fabric companies could significantly boost export activity with the right support, says Adam Mansell, CEO of the UK Fashion and Textile Association.
Retail to bear brunt of business rates riseSubscription
Pressure is mounting on the government to reform business rates, as new research reveals the retail sector would face a £194.2m rise in its bills next April, despite the ongoing crisis on the high street.
Liam Fox says odds on no-deal Brexit are 60-40Subscription
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said “intransigence” from the European Union is pushing Britain towards a no-deal Brexit.
The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) assembled a meeting with senior civil servants last week to outline the practical issues that need to be addressed as the UK negotiates its exit from the European Union.
Exhibitors reported mixed results at the autumn 19 edition of the London Textile Fair, as market concerns and nervousness were offset by the presence of good-quality buyers and a strong British showing.
The retail industry has welcomed the proposed frictionless customs system outlined in the government’s Brexit white paper, but called for more clarity on the terms of the deal.
Industry calls for free-trade Brexit deal Subscription
UK fashion retailers and suppliers have voiced fears the industry could face rising costs and uncertainty if the UK is unable to secure a favourable free-trade agreement with the European Union.
Brexit deal or no deal, protect your trademarks now Subscription
Stephen Sidkin, partner at fashion law firm Fox Williams explains why brands should review their trademark portfolios now to ensure they are protected ahead of the UK leaving the European Union.