The UK has voted to leave the European Union in a result that has sent shockwaves around the world. It’s effects will be felt by everyone, in every industry, in the UK, including the fenestration sector.
Keep up to date with the latest on Brexit and it’s effects on the window and door industry with analysis, opinion and industry reaction as and when it happens.
There are more questions than answers right now. But over the coming two to three years, we’ll understand more what this means for our economy, and the fenestration industry in particular.
No Trade Deal With EU Most Likely As Talks Continue To Stall
This evening dinner talks between the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen this evening have broken up without a breakthrough, with both sides deciding that if no [...]
A No-Deal Brexit Looks Very Likely Right Now
Remember back to a simpler time. It's not that long ago. When all we had to talk about was Brexit. Do you miss it? A global pandemic puts things like that into perspective. Yes, [...]
Brexit Phase One Is Complete, Now The Future
While I was on vacation, I missed the moment when the UK officially left the EU. I did keep an eye on the festivities and commiserations from the Caribbean, and it did seem to [...]
30 Days Until Brexit, Still Nothing Is Certain
Its October 1st, which means we're 30 days from the Brexit deadline. Boris Johnson is due to announce detailed new plans to help try and secure a deal with the EU. Parliament has passed [...]
A No-Deal Brexit Is Now Most Likely
As it stands right now, a no-deal Brexit is looking like the most likely outcome. Despite Boris Johnson saying he would attempt to seek a new deal which removed the Irish backstop arrangement which [...]
Construction Industry Suppliers Are Prepared For Brexit
This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing As part of a larger survey which included merchants and other construction industry stakeholders, MRA Research, the specialist research division of MRA Marketing, asked building and [...]
6 Month Delay To Brexit, Nightmare For Businesses
So, as expected, the Brexit can has once again been kicked firmly down the road as Parliament found it impossible to decide on precisely no way forwards in any direction on Brexit. May went [...]
There Could Be A Huge Spending Boom Coming For Our Industry
Some of you may have seen on Twitter that I was kindly invited by the guys at MRA Marketing and Deceuninck on a trip to Belgium to visit their vast recycling facility in Diksmuide [...]
Brexit Day Delayed – What Happens Next?
I fully appreciate that by the time this is published the goal posts on Brexit will have been moved again. Right now MPs are debating as to whether the House should vote to take [...]
Brexit Delay Inevitable After PM’s Deal Voted Down, Again
It's beginning to sound disingenuous when we say it has been another dramatic day in Parliament and the whole Brexit process. We have been here so many times before. A vote planned, a vote [...]
Get Brexit Done, Then We Can Move On
Brexit. Will it happen on March 29th? Will it happen in three months time? Will it happen at all? Nothing, even at this incredibly late stage, is certain. What is clear in my own [...]
In A No-Deal Brexit, The Fenestration Industry Could See Supply Problems
There's just 50 days left until Brexit day, March 29th, and as it stands right now it still looks as though the UK is going to leave the EU without a divorce settlement in [...]