Tag Archive: EU

Sep 07

Brexit opportunities and pitfalls

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 It was interesting at last night’s meeting of the MBF to find out how Brexit seemed to be providing opportunities for some and problems for others. The discussion was on “Making Your Business Successful Pre and Post Brexit” led by Chris Lilly.  You can download his notes on what businesses should be considering at this …

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Jun 07

Positive messages on each side of EU debate

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We have become rather fed up with the constant negative campaigning on both sides of the UK EU referendum debate. So here are 500 word summaries taking to put forward the positive reasons for each side of the debate for people to download: Chris Lilly’s reasons for Leaving  the EU Roger Stone’s reasons for Remaining …

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May 19

Paxman on the EU debate

Jeremy Paxman takes a typically sardonic look at the effect of the EU on UK sovereignty.  Initially I was irritated by his focus on straight cucumbers and curved bananas, as well as the screen captions that floated in and out about different EU directives and which did not give any context to them. But he did present …

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Apr 27

Fact checking the EU in-or-out debate

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Everyone seems to have been asking for more facts on which to base their decision about the EU referendum. Experts have been listening and there are now quite a number of websites and news organisations offering facts, and more especially, fact checking of what campaigners on either side are saying: FullFact: an independent factchecking charity …

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