Economy

Small British firms' post-Brexit wish list

Small British firms' post-Brexit wish list

Brexit will put British patients at the "back of the queue" for vital new drugs, the Government has been warned - forcing them to wait up to two years longerA medicines regulator has raised the alarm over a likely decision to pull out of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), as well as the EU itself. ealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt dropped the bombshell, when he said he expected the United Kingdom would quit the EMA - because it is subject to rulings by the European Court of Justice.

A government spokeswoman said: "The Government has been clear that we want to deliver an outcome that is good for all parts of the United Kingdom and to ensure that Britain remains the best place in Europe to run and grow a business of any size".

A survey by the Federation of Small Business found more than a quarter of small companies would stop selling goods to the Continent if levies were introduced after Brexit.

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"Here in the South West we find we are already behind other parts of the country in terms of the amount we export and we don't want the current uncertainty to deter even more businesses from taking the plunge into the export market". Other markets were considered less important: 49% of FSB members selected the United States as a priority market and 29% chose Australia. Other key markets included China (28%) and Canada (23%).

The top priority for a majority of small British firms is to keep access to European markets after Brexit, according to new research from a business organization.

And the figure rose to a third if tariffs of between 2 and 4 per cent were introduced, which the FSB said was the range the EU's average applied tariff has fallen in recently.

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The plea comes a day after the British government said it would serve formal notice to the European Union on March 29, firing the starting gun on two years of complex negotiations that will pit the U.K.'s desire for a trade deal against the bloc's view that Britain must not benefit from Brexit.

He called on the government to introduce a "sensible, phased implementation arrangement" to avoid a "cliff-edge" for businesses.

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