The Prime Minister recently re-iterated the Government’s commitment to triggering Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon by the end of March, set out the UK’s priorities for Brexit negotiations and confirmed the country will leave the European single market. The Supreme Court’s ruling that the Government must consult parliament before triggering Article 50 is unlikely to have much impact on this timetable or these aspirations.
This means we have a little over two years to prepare for life outside of the EU.
Two years is not a long time to get ready for such a fundamental change, and we encourage you to start your contingency planning now.
Establishing a view on the risks and opportunities that Brexit poses to your organisation is a good way of kick-starting this process.
To assist with this task, we’ve created a Brexit planning tool.