Britain’s new PM must focus on getting small firms ready for no deal – Brexit minister
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s new prime minister will have to work to help smaller companies prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday, describing the sector’s preparations as less advanced.
“There is a difference between the preparation of many large firms and the current position of many of the smaller, medium-sized firms,” he told Sky News.
“Many small businesses hear members of parliament … (saying) that no deal will be taken off the table and therefore assume that they don’t need to prepare.”
(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by John Stonestreet)