Brussels not popular among companies leaving London due to Brexit

Brussels not popular among companies leaving London due to Brexit

According to figures from the London-based forum and think-tank New Financial, Brussels is only in seventh place when it comes to companies re-locating all or part of their operation from the City of London to another European city as a result of Brexit. Of the 269 financial services companies that have (at least in part) relocated, a large portion have opted to set up shop in the Irish capital Dublin. Just nine companies have come to Brussels so far. This is far fewer than the hundred or so companies that…

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Charles Michel, Angela Merkel and Brexit

Charles Michel, Angela Merkel and Brexit

Prime Minister Charles Michel will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Tuesday. Brexit is part of the agenda with the UK’s exit deadline fast approaching. The UK leave is scheduled for 29 March, but it is less than certain if the date will be respected. There will be important voting in British Parliament this week, in particular on the withdrawal agreement — rejected a first time in January — that Prime Minister Theresa May renegotiated with EU authorities. Tuesday’s meeting between Michel and Merkel will enable both…

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