PwC comments on decision to ask EU for short extension

In response to tonight’s vote in Parliament to request a short extension to the 30th June 2019, Andrew Gray, Head of Brexit at PwC, commented:

“Some businesses may see today’s news as a reason to slow down on their preparations for the imminent threat of no-deal, but an extension is not yet a done deal.”

“The legal default remains that the UK leaves on 29 March, with or without a deal, and that is what businesses need to prepare for.”

“Businesses must not take their foot off the gas, and we urge all organisations to keep preparing for both a deal and no-deal scenario.”

 

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1. To speak to Andrew Gray or another of our Brexit experts, please contact Richard Pain on 07841 071907

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