In a recent piece for The New Statement whilst discussing Peter Forster’s book ‘What went wrong with Brexit and what we can do about it’, Andrew Marr has highlighted how UK SMEs are struggling to export to the EU and are increasingly deciding not to.
He says there is an ongoing contraction happening as firms decide it is too difficult to trade with the EU, and new ‘sectoral deals’ may be required by future governments to create closer alignment.
In short, back into the Single Market, but without saying so. Watch Marr’s points below:
Still opportunities for international trade
Whilst doing business with the EU market has undoubtedly become more complex since Brexit, there are still fantastic opportunities for new and established UK businesses to expand their horizons and drive increased revenue through international sales.
For many, it’s just about knowing how to start.
Go Exporting helps companies like this to understand their readiness to export with a three-stage audit and additional strategy, including export viability and corporate goals, legal, customs and market research – as well as market entry strategies.
Learn more about our export readiness audits here.