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Following last week’s staggering situation where we had the Prime Minister urge Parliament to vote against her EU exit deal, so she could go back to the negotiating table in Brussels, the Brexit clock continues to count down towards no deal.

And now that Nissan has cited all this Brexit uncertainty as the reason behind its decision to pull a lucrative contract from its main UK plant in Sunderland, not to mention the other businesses who are moving from the UK or scaling back operations, it looks like it could be bad news for business.

Here’s how a conference call could help solve at least some of your potential Brexit-based business woes.

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There are few things that polarise the nation quite like Brexit – but no matter what side of the fence you sit on, there’s no denying that the UK’s exit from the EU will affect the value of the pound.

Here’s the story so far…

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Theresa May, the UK Prime Minister, has held a conference call with her cabinet ministers in an attempt to get fresh backing for her Brexit deal, before it is again voted on in Parliament next week.

The PM is due to outline her latest EU withdrawal plan when she updates the House of Commons later today.

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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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