Tag Archives: Brexit

Changing talent strategies: The U.K. construction industry’s need to attract young workers

According to executives interviewed for the Construction Risk Index, risks associated with the megatrend ‘workforce management and talent optimisation’ combine to be the second biggest threat to construction companies over the next 10 years. The U.K. construction industry faces a … Continue reading →

U.K. leisure and hospitality sector in a post-Brexit world

There’s no doubt that the U.K. vote to leave the E.U. heralds much uncertainty for the leisure and hospitality sector. Representing 10% of GDP, this sector employs 4.49 million people, 15% of whom are migrants from the E.U. Unless steps … Continue reading →

Life after Brexit? Risks and opportunities for U.K. retailers

Rising inflation, less favorable exchange rates, higher import costs…these are but some of the challenges facing U.K. retailers in the post-Brexit world. As part of a series of updates on the effects of Brexit on various U.K. industries, Willis Towers … Continue reading →

Chronic labour shortage forecast for U.K. food and drink industry post Brexit

As part of a series of in depth articles on the effect of Brexit on various U.K. industries, Willis Towers Watson recently released its insights on the food and drink industry. Brexit has added to mounting concerns over a chronic … Continue reading →

What a hard Brexit could mean for U.K’s transport industry

The possibility of a “hard Brexit” from the European Union (EU) following the June 8 general election could change market dynamics for many transport companies, and spark questions about present business models. If conservatives retain power as current polls suggest, … Continue reading →

Brexit impact on transportation industry

The U.K. Government has invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, meaning Britain’s exit from the E.U. will be complete by the end of March 2019. Continue reading →

A world on edge: Political risk in 2017

Two words capture the political climate in much of the world today: uncertainty and disruption. This is the kind of volatility that political risk insurance addresses. Continue reading →

Quais são os riscos emergentes de 2017?

Um olhar sobre os riscos emergentes previstos para 2017 revela dois pontos claros: as pessoas e a política – e principalmente a política. Especialistas em risco de diversas áreas – que vão desde o capital humano até o transporte, de … Continue reading →

What risks will emerge in 2017?

A look at the emerging risks for 2017 reveals two clear touchpoints: people and politics – and especially politics. Risk experts in areas ranging from human capital to transportation, from Washington, DC to Brazil are looking at the broad implications … Continue reading →

It might not be so bad for UK construction after all post-Brexit

So, in the UK the Brexit vote has come and gone and in the USA we now have a new president elect, who it would seem, supports the UK’s decision to leave the EU. But how has this impacted the … Continue reading →