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If you’re struggling to come to terms with Brexit and other big shifts in the economy we can help. Here you can find a series of articles and guides to help you through this time of uncertainty.

Our latest Brexit insight

Welcome to our round-up of Brexit news, where we update you on the most recent developments. Our second issue is available now.

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Article:
Referendum 2016

The referendum is over and UK voters have chosen to exit the European Union (EU), by 52% to 48%. Turnout in the referendum was 72%. Some key issues have been identified; for each,...

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Webinar:
Strategic implications for grocery businesses

The complete recording of IGD's special Brexit webinar will help you understand and prepare for the implications of the referendum result....

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Article:
Implications for international food and grocery businesses

In time, currency volatility may ease as the UK’s strategic and economic position becomes clearer, but other uncertainties...

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Brexit and economics insight

  • Brexit: strategic implications for grocery businesses - webinar

    The complete recording of IGD's special Brexit webinar will help you understand and prepare for the implications of the referendum result. IGD's chief economist James Walton will explore the potential impact for the food and grocery industry.

  • Referendum 2016: strategic implications for grocery businesses

    The referendum is over and UK voters have chosen to exit the European Union (EU), by 52% to 48%. Turnout in the referendum was 72%. Some key issues have been identified; for each, IGD has provided some discussion and two scenarios, covering a range of possible outcomes.

  • Future Visions

    Each year, we map out five-year UK Grocery Market & Channel Forecasts. However, many people have asked us to look further ahead so in this note, our crystal ball extends to 2025.

  • Talking Points

    Ahead of last year's Big Debate event we pulled together a preview magazine, giving a flavour of the 10 key points we discussed on the day; household growth, deflation, shopper's store size preferences, multichannel, private label, food to go, investment in Asia, online profitability, national vs international...

  • Brexit round-up - Issue two

    Issue 2: Latest views and news on Brexit and its impact on food and grocery businesses.

  • Brexit round-up - Issue one

    Welcome to our first round-up of Brexit news, where we update you on the most recent developments.

  • Brexit: implications for international food and drink businesses

    In time, currency volatility may ease as the UK’s strategic and economic position becomes clearer, but other uncertainties may take longer to resolve. What should food and drink businesses operating internationally consider post-Brexit?

  • Economic outlook for 2016: the curate's egg

    With the introduction of a National Living Wage and an EU referendum looming, IGD's Chief Economist James Walton provides a run down of the latest economic developments and what impact they could have on the UK.

  • The kids are alright... aren't they?

    IGD chief economist James Walton considers what the food and grocery industry needs to know about the current shape of the UK labour market and explains why our Feeding Britain’s Future – Skills for Work Month is playing a crucial role.

  • Election 2015: what it means for UK grocery

    Now that the Election 2015 has taken place, government policy is likely to advance rapidly. Businesses will therefore need to remain alert and if necessary move quickly. Here, IGD chief economist James Walton looks at the policy measures which will impact the grocery industry and what companies can start...

 

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