EU Referendum

Why I Believe A No-Deal Brexit Is Most Likely At This Time

I've tried to stay away from this subject, because you know, everyone is sick to the back teeth of it now, no matter how you voted. I do however have my helmet on as it's almost lethal these days to have an opinion about anything on the internet these days. We're only 86 days [...]

By |2019-01-02T23:33:19+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry, EU Referendum|

Brexit Should Be A Chance To Boost Made In Britain

I dare not write anything else about Brexit. It's nearly the end of the year, Christmas is around the corner and I think most of us are now sick to death of the B-word. But, hear me out. It was this tweet reply to today's post which inspired this one. This was the tweet: [...]

By |2018-11-26T23:12:33+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry, EU Referendum|

DGB Brexit: The Interviews – Rob McGlennon, Deceuninck UK Managing Director

As we head towards the end of the year and closer to Brexit day, which is March 29th 2019, as if you needed reminding, I am happy to bring you a fourth exclusive interview as part of my special series: DGB Brexit - The Interviews. This week I am happy to bring you comment [...]

By |2018-10-23T08:28:06+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: DGB Brexit: The Interviews, EU Referendum|

DGB Brexit: The Interviews – Roy Frost, CEO Lister Trade Frames

As we continue our countdown to Brexit day, which is 29th March 2019 just in case you needed reminding, I continue my series of special guest interviews with business leaders from our industry. Two have already been published, and you can catch up with those by exploring the Brexit section of DGB: The third [...]

By |2018-10-10T12:42:47+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: DGB Brexit: The Interviews, EU Referendum|

DGB Brexit: The Interviews – Neil Evans, Sales Director VEKA Group

Following on from the first DGB Brexit: The Interviews piece by Joe Martoccia, I am pleased to say that Neil Evans, Sales Director at VEKA Group has agreed to take part in this special series of posts. The same ten questions, his unique answers. Read, digest and discuss in the comments section below. Neil [...]

By |2018-10-09T08:22:37+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: DGB Brexit: The Interviews, EU Referendum|

DGB Brexit: The Interviews – Joe Martoccia, CEO Aluminium Shapes Ltd

DGB Brexit: The Interviews is a special series of written interviews with business leaders across the UK fenestration sector about the single most important issue to date: Brexit. As we head towards March 29th, Brexit day, I will be publishing a series of special interviews with business owners and leaders from all parts of [...]

By |2018-09-25T13:46:57+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: DGB Brexit: The Interviews, EU Referendum|

DGB Brexit: The Interviews

It's 6 months to go until B-Day, the day Britain leaves the political union that is the EU. Remember, you can't actually leave a continent. Since the EU Referendum over two years ago I have been collating a special collection of Brexit-related posts and article, which can be found by clicking here. It's a [...]

By |2018-09-18T22:46:11+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: EU Referendum|

A Healthy Brexit Debate From HEGLA

Bernhard Hoetger, CEO HEGLA discusses Brexit and Anglo-German trade relations: “As talks about Brexit continue to make headline news across both sides of The Channel, as a company with a global presence, HEGLA GmbH intends to reinforce its commitment and position of strength to allay any potential customer concerns.  Both Britain and Germany have [...]

By |2018-06-26T08:21:14+00:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry, EU Referendum|

Sterling Falls To Seven Month Low

For those who keep an eye on currency movements and all other things business, you will know that Sterling versus the Dollar has hit a seven month low. This after reaching a new high above $1.43, the highest since the 2016 EU vote. It was that steady climb that helped keep inflation under relative [...]

By |2018-06-21T22:47:00+00:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: business, EU Referendum|

96% Say Brexit Has Affected Their Business

Not so long ago I wrote a post marking the one year anniversary until Brexit day, the day that the UK will officially start leaving the European Union. In that post I also included a poll, asking you whether Brexit had affected your business in any way. These are the results of the poll, [...]

By |2018-04-15T17:11:18+00:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry, EU Referendum|

One Year Until Brexit Day

It is exactly 365 days to go until Britain officially leaves the European Union. That being said, there is now an implementation period that will mean we don't properly close the EU door behind us until December 2020. It is also one year to the day since Theresa May signed Article 50 and began [...]

By |2018-03-29T15:08:11+00:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry, EU Referendum|

DGB Brexit: Joe Martoccia – We Might Just Make Brexit Work

I'm not the biggest fan of LinkedIn. It's good for certain things, but other platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been more useful to me. One feature I do like however is the ability to write longform posts on LinkedIn. A few in our industry use this rather than posting their thoughts in a [...]

By |2017-07-13T22:32:14+00:00July 13th, 2017|Categories: EU Referendum|

The B-Word Was Hardly Mentioned At The FIT Show This Year

You know that we're all tired of that B-word when it's hardly mentioned at the FIT Show just a few weeks back. In an exhibition which saw 10,000 unique visitors, I can't remember a single time where I heard the B-word mentioned either in conversation to me or in passing. I am of course [...]

By |2017-06-23T23:04:56+00:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: double glazing industry, EU Referendum|

DGB Brexit: Article 50 Triggered Today

Brexit begins today. Finally. Nine months after the UK voted to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May will finally trigger Article 50 today. The legislation that begins the process of a member-state to leave the political Union. On Tuesday evening it was announced that PM May had signed the 8 page letter [...]

By |2017-03-28T23:53:04+00:00March 28th, 2017|Categories: EU Referendum|

DGB Brexit: Article 50 Likely To Be Triggered On Tuesday

Several papers and media outlets this morning are reporting that Prime Minister Theresa May has scheduled in an important political announcement on Tuesday, with many speculating that this will be the formal triggering or Article 50, starting the official withdrawal process from the European Union. There is speculation that the Government will overturn the [...]

By |2017-03-11T15:10:07+00:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: EU Referendum|

Installers Will Demand Prices Fall, If Sterling Recovers

Sorry to bang the Brexit drum two days in a row, but this is an issue that is going to be big for the window and door industry as we get into the meat and drink of Brexit negotiations, due to start soon. In the second half of last year nearly every supplier implemented [...]

By |2017-03-07T22:18:24+00:00March 7th, 2017|Categories: business, double glazing industry, EU Referendum|

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