Upwardly mobile 20 September 2019 The founders of coffee and brunch chain Caravan are on the move, taking their business model to new Chelsea restaurant Vardo
In this week's issue... Upwardly mobile The founders of coffee and brunch chain Caravan are on the move, taking their business model to new Chelsea restaurant Vardo
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Viewpoint: The Brexit lesson – prepare to fail

18 January 2019 by
Viewpoint: The Brexit lesson – prepare to fail

Take a long, hard look at your supply chain and make sure you're ready to meet any harmful effects from Brexit head on, says Hannah Kirton

There may be trouble ahead. Whatever happens with Brexit in the coming months, it's not only employment that's an issue. Uncertainty around trade agreements and import tariffs means businesses relying on food imports are looking at a potentially serious impact on their supply chains.

The UK imports more than £10b of fruit and vegetables, more than £6b of meat and more than £5b of beverages a year, so the scale of the challenge for the economy as a whole and specifically for the hospitality industry is enormous.

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