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As expected, Theresa May’s Brexit deal was voted down in the House of Commons last night – losing by a massive 230 votes, the biggest ever margin.

So, what happens now?

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As a business owner, you’ll no doubt always be looking out for ways in which you can cut your overheads.

Switching utility suppliers is a tried and trusted method, as is regularly shopping around for business insurance, telephone and broadband deals, along with offering employees the chance to work from home – an effective way to cut energy office consumption and cut out the daily commute. If you’re concerned about staff missing out on meetings, they can always keep in touch via conference call.

So far, so good – but there could be an unexpected price hike on the way, as it looks like Brexit could be about to push up your business energy bills.

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If you’ve been following the latest business news, you’ll no doubt have heard about Seaborne Freight – a small (some suggest non-existent) business that has just been awarded a multi-million pound freight contract, should the UK leave with the EU with no-deal.

So, who are Seaborne Freight, and what is all the fuss about?

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The shambles that is the Brexit negotiations could soon be coming to an end, as Theresa May’s deal is due to go to the vote in Parliament tomorrow. But after all the talk of taking back control of our borders/sovereignty/blue passports/banana curvature, there appears to be one issue particular issue that is causing more problems than all the others combined – the Brexit backstop.

But what exactly is the backstop?


Theresa May has been dealt a massive Brexit blow as her Chequers EU exit strategy was branded unworkable at yesterday’s Salzberg summit.

The prime minister was ‘ambushed’ by EU leaders at the end of yesterday’s summit, when EU leaders roundly and unexpectedly declared her plan would not work, increasing the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, which could leave the UK facing a very uncertain future.

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