Friday 20 October 2017

Barclays and Almac jobs satisfy 'Goldilocks effect' - we're not ready for more

'We simply do not yet have the physical and in some cases the regulatory capacity to absorb huge numbers in a short period of time.' Photo: AFP/Getty Images
'We simply do not yet have the physical and in some cases the regulatory capacity to absorb huge numbers in a short period of time.' Photo: AFP/Getty Images
Dearbhail McDonald

Dearbhail McDonald

The Brexodus has begun. British Prime Minister Theresa May hasn't even pulled the trigger on Article 50, a move that will see the UK commence its long and torturous march of leaving the European Union.

But international businesses, which loathe uncertainty, can't hang around for the finer details.

That the UK would leave the single market was enough for many banks, financial services and multinational firms in other sectors to plan contingencies - and now it's decision time.

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