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Brexit: weekly news digest 10th Sept

This week, Brexit commentators focused on leaked Government plans to prepare for a ‘no deal’ Brexit.

This week, Brexit commentators focused on leaked Government plans to prepare for a ‘no deal’ Brexit. Code named “Operation Yellowhammer”, the report highlighted support planned across a number of sectors.

The BBC revealed fruit and vegetable growers will be able to recruit non-EU migrant workers under a new worker visa scheme announced by the UK Government.

The Guardian reported that KPMG predicts that Brexit uncertainty will slow growth to 1.3% this year – this will be driven by falls in consumer spending and business investment.

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has called for second EU referendum, citing fears of a ‘no deal’ Brexit and its impact on the Greater Manchester economy as justification for a fresh approach.    

Confused by the term ‘no deal’? Want to understand the different Brexit scenarios that are currently on the table? For a quick summary of the UK’s exit options as they stand, take a look at this guide from the BBC

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