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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Europe calling: Is Brexit triggering overseas expansions for UK agencies

Written by the Editorial Team

When Great Britain voted to leave the European Union on 23rd June 2016, a whole host of questions about business, the economy of the future of the country were raised. More than two years on, with less than six months left until the official exit date, many are left unanswered.

A key sticking point for the Brexit debate has been employment. There has long been an argument that EU nationals have been “stealing our jobs”, although prior to Brexit foreign nationals made up just 6.8 per cent of the UK workforce – a record high, yes, but the rise of 700,000 was superseded by the one million Brits who also found their way into employment.