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French cities eye potential Brexit spoils

More than six months after the Brexit referendum, the precise conditions under which the UK will leave the EU remain unknown. This has not deterred France from going after new business opportunities, however, and investment agencies around the country are working on plans to attract more UK-based companies. Cecile Sourbes reports. 

Australia’s UK FDI still rising

Five-year growth trend immune to Brexit referendum.

JLL predicts year of uncertainty and rising inflation

Real estate investment manager JLL has released its 2017 UK Property Predictions report, which forecasts that markets will continue to be dominated by Brexit speculation over the course of the year

Tech firms call for clarity on Brexit

Tech investors in the UK are demanding more clarity from the government on immigration law, saying uncertainty in the face of Brexit is jeopardising the country’s pre-eminence. 

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Heathrow expansion: a boon for investment

Heathrow’s expansion means more investment. Increased airport capacity is essential for the UK’s prosperity and competitive advantage, especially as global air trade and travel continue to rise.

BAT looks to take full control of Reynolds American

British American Tobacco is looking to acquire Reynolds American in a deal worth $47bn, which would be one of the largest to come out of the UK in the post-Brexit environment.

Brexit not exit

After Brexit... how will the UK protect its leading FDI status in the EU?

Who are the direct competitors of the UK in terms of inward FDI in the EU? Dr Antonios Kalyvas and Dr Theodora Bermpei give an analysis based on FDI similarity indices and identify the post-Brexit policy implications.

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Will UK's Northern Powerhouse project avoid Brexit derailment?

'The Northern Powerhouse' was one of former UK prime minister David Cameron's flagship projects, but changes in the government following the vote to leave the EU led to worries it would be quietly ditched. Roz Hanna looks at what the future holds for the initiative.

Amy Bryant

More UK business for Jersey post-Brexit

As a Crown Dependency, Jersey is neither part of the UK or the EU. Amy Bryant, chief operating officer at investment promotion agency Jersey Finance, tells fDi how this special status leaves it unaffected by the Brexit uncertainties swirling nearby. 

Post-Brexit London still preferred by US tech firms

A survey has found US tech chiefs still prefer London to its European peers, citing human talent, language and easy access to finance.

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