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Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?

Remain a member of the European Union
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80%
Leave the European Union
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20%
 
Total votes: 279
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PostRe: Brexit
by Moggy » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:56 pm

Stop following me around Photek.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Squinty » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:38 pm

Moggy wrote:UKIP think it is just a British issue? Because we all know that there is nothing on the other side of the border. :slol:


At least they seem to be disagreeing with most adamant leavers.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Lagamorph » Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:14 pm


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PostRe: Brexit
by Lagamorph » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:28 pm


Lagamorph's Underwater Photography Thread
Zellery wrote:Good post Lagamorph.
Turboman wrote:Lagomorph..... Is ..... Right
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PostRe: Brexit
by Squinty » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:37 pm

I'm gonna do it before someone else does, OMG ITS DA PROJECT FEAR.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Jenuall » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:11 am

Practically a bloody foreign company anyway innit!? Not like the likes of Uni-bloody-lever even paid any bleedin’ tax in the first place so we’re just gonna be betta’ off wivout ‘em anyway! Besides good honest BRITISH folk dan’t need any bloody poncy soap anyway!! I just rub me-self all over wiv da Union Jack and let me BRITISH BULLDOG lick me every night and I’m clean!

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PostRe: Brexit
by Peter Crisp » Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:29 am

Jenuall wrote:Practically a bloody foreign company anyway innit!? Not like the likes of Uni-bloody-lever even paid any bleedin’ tax in the first place so we’re just gonna be betta’ off wivout ‘em anyway! Besides good honest BRITISH folk dan’t need any bloody poncy soap anyway!! I just rub me-self all over wiv da Union Jack and let me BRITISH BULLDOG lick me every night and I’m clean!


But you're a cat, why don't you lick yourself clean?
Lazy bugger :x .

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PostRe: Brexit
by Tafdolphin » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:19 am

Unilever: Closes HQ in London, moves to Rotterdam.

UK government: This is a clear demonstration of Unilever's long-term commitment to the UK


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PostRe: Brexit
by Jenuall » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:42 am

Peter Crisp wrote:
Jenuall wrote:Practically a bloody foreign company anyway innit!? Not like the likes of Uni-bloody-lever even paid any bleedin’ tax in the first place so we’re just gonna be betta’ off wivout ‘em anyway! Besides good honest BRITISH folk dan’t need any bloody poncy soap anyway!! I just rub me-self all over wiv da Union Jack and let me BRITISH BULLDOG lick me every night and I’m clean!


But you're a cat, why don't you lick yourself clean?
Lazy bugger :x .


I knew I was missing a trick! :fp:

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PostRe: Brexit
by Garth » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:56 am

No more Marmite in our UK gift hampers to the EU then.

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PostRe: Brexit
by lex-man » Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:28 am

It's just all the well paying jobs that are going.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Squinty » Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:39 am

Man, that government denial of reality.

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PostRe: Brexit
by KK » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:06 am

It's worth pointing out Unilever is now being split into 3 divisions, Beauty (Dove, Lynx) and Home Care (Persil) will be headquartered out of London; Food in Rotterdam. It's single legal status will be in the Netherlands. There will actually be no job loses at Unilever at all. By the looks of it they're even retaining their current (expensive) building on the Victoria Embankment. You certainly don't keep that if you're properly leaving.

Unilever's boss was on BBC Radio 4 this morning and said that it was for technical reasons. Unilever has been lobbying the UK government to change its UK takeover rules (which hasn't happened, and something we lag behind Germany and France on as well) and the Netherlands are also going to make some changes to their tax laws (though I think the UK would still be lower).

We will have to see how many jobs actually move over, because at the moment this has all the hallmarks of what so many companies currently do to avoid paying their fair share of tax, and the UK government has failed to adapt its laws in time for Unilever to stay - which would put the company on course for continued hostile takeover bids.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Photek » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:09 am

KK wrote:It's worth pointing out Unilever is now being split into 3 divisions, Beauty (Dove, Lynx) and Home Care (Persil) will be headquartered out of London; Food in Rotterdam. It's single legal status will be in the Netherlands. There will actually be no job loses at Unilever at all. By the looks of it they're even retaining their current (expensive) building on the Victoria Embankment. You certainly don't keep that if you're properly leaving.

Unilever's boss was on BBC Radio 4 this morning and said that it was for technical reasons. Unilever has been lobbying the UK government to change its UK takeover rules (which hasn't happened, and something we lag behind Germany and France on as well) and the Netherlands are also going to make some changes to their tax laws (though I think the UK would still be lower).

We will have to see how many jobs actually move over, because at the moment this has all the hallmarks of what so many companies currently do to avoid paying their fair share of tax, and the UK government has failed to adapt its laws in time for Unilever to stay - which would put the company on course for continued hostile takeover bids.

Hmmm...

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PostRe: Brexit
by KK » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:15 am

Unilever aren't firing any of their staff (7,300 in the UK, 3,100 in the Netherlands). Where they end up is another matter. If it's all the top posts, or thousands, moving abroad then it's a big loss to the UK.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Hexx » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:17 am

https://news.sky.com/story/brexit-gover ... s-11290344

Sky News has established the Government has been signing a series of secret agreements with companies and industry groups over highly controversial outcomes of the Brexit process for Britain's trade border.

The attempt to enforce silence about outside discussions on the changes urgently required to the border after Brexit has raised eyebrows across industry.

A series of non-disclosure agreements have been forced into the process of consultation with the logistics companies that actually operate the UK border, with one industry source calculating that "many dozens" have been signed.

The development was described by Meg Hillier MP, the chair of the Public Accounts Committee, as "extremely unusual" and "a sign of Government paranoia".


Obviously it's all going so well it's got to be kept secret.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Rex Kramer » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:52 am

They just don't want us to know how brilliant it's going to be otherwise we'd explode from sheer joy.

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PostRe: Brexit
by DML » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:02 am

KK wrote:Unilever aren't firing any of their staff (7,300 in the UK, 3,100 in the Netherlands). Where they end up is another matter. If it's all the top posts, or thousands, moving abroad then it's a big loss to the UK.


This could be the yammerings of a console fanboy.

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PostRe: Brexit
by Moggy » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:10 am

When companies announce they are moving abroad, it is hard to know if they are doing so because of Brexit or for other reasons. Unless they explicitly tell us the reason.

But it doesn’t exactly inspire confidence in how “great” Brexit is going to be if companies appear to be jumping ship before it comes in.

Let’s face it, a no deal Brexit will result in a very large number of companies leaving the UK, European companies for obvious reason, but worldwide companies (Japanese car manufacturers for instance) will also move rather than pay the tariffs that will come in when they want to ship their goods to Europe. And continuing to make Lynx and Persil here isn’t going to compensate for what we would lose.

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PostRe: Brexit
by KK » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:31 am

DML wrote:
KK wrote:Unilever aren't firing any of their staff (7,300 in the UK, 3,100 in the Netherlands). Where they end up is another matter. If it's all the top posts, or thousands, moving abroad then it's a big loss to the UK.


This could be the yammerings of a console fanboy.

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