‘Question Time’ provides opportunity to debate Brexit
Senior Economist for RBS Strategy, Economics and Corporate Development team, Phillip Bartlett presented an overview of the current UK Economy at a Brexit event organised by Shorts, Banner Jones and Natwest
At the breakfast event at the Proact Stadium, Phillip presented his thoughts on the possible impact of Brexit. Sharing ideas on how businesses should prepare for the economy post-Brexit. This covered areas such as growth trends, interest rates, productivity and employment.
A straw poll of the 150 delegates at the event showed that only 1 in 3 businesses had done any kind of preparation for Brexit.
There was also a question time style panel chaired by David Grey, Executive Chairman of OSL Group Holdings Ltd.
The experience panel included:
- Tony Pedder OBE DL, Director of Metalysis Ltd and Director of EEF Ltd
- Craig McKay, CEO of Evernort Sheffield and Alexander Cromley Birmingham
- Natascha Engel, Government’s Commissioner for Shale Gas and former MP
- Phillip Barlett, Senior Economist for RBS Strategy
The panel discussed a range of Brexit related topics and answered questions from the Chesterfield business community on how to approach Brexit.