Gameplan exclusive – where next for UK international trade?

We examine the options with Lord Digby Jones

In a Gameplan exclusive, veteran business journalist Declan Curry puts former Trade Minister Lord Digby Jones on the spot to explore what the EU referendum outcome means for British businesses – and what they should be doing to secure a sustainable future.

About the author

Lord Digby Jones
Lord Digby Jones

After six years as Chairman of the CBI, Lord Digby Jones was appointed Minister of State for UK Trade & Investment in 2007 and became a life peer taking the title, Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham Kb. He is Chairman and non-executive director for a number of companies.

Declan Curry
Declan Curry

Former BBC Breakfast presenter and award-winning journalist, Declan Curry, has appeared on numerous radio and television programmes and written extensively for newspapers and business publications. He also sits on the National Business Awards Advisory Board and the Global Economic Symposium.

Whether new to exporting or a seasoned international trader, Lord Digby Jones has a wealth of experience that businesses can tap into to better understand UK trade relations and international trade prospects in the post-referendum landscape.


Chapter 1: Trade in Europe: business as usual?

In discussion with Declan, he delivers his forthright views on issues including tariff-free trade, emerging markets and the international outlook for UK businesses.

Chapter 2: Exporting: the risk of inaction

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