Modest growth if “friction-light” Brexit deal achieved, predicts KPMG

Chris Hearld
Investment in infrastructure and technology is key to bridging the Northern productivity gap and more support is needed to bolster the UK’s economic competitiveness post-Brexit, according to Chris Hearld, Northern chairman at KPMG. The call comes as KPMG UK publishes its quarterly Economic Outlook Report, which reveals that the UK economy is set for modest growth if a positive Brexit deal can be reached with the EU. KPMG predicts that UK GDP will grow by 1.3% in 2018 and 1.4% in 2019. This will mark the lowest rate of growt... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...