Cherry event reveals Brexit concerns

East Midlands-based finance, office support and HR recruitment specialists Cherry Professional held an event last week in partnership with PKF Cooper Parry and The University of Derby to deliver an overview of Brexit and what it means for the economy – and discovered that 50% of the finance professionals in attendance believe their organisation has been affected by the Brexit vote.

A short survey conducted after the event also revealed that 58% were anticipating significant changes in their business following the UK leaving the European Union.

The event was hosted at PKF Cooper Parry’s offices in Castle Donington and delivered to an audience of 50 senior finance professionals from across the East Midlands.

Senior lecturer in Economics and programme leader at The University of Derby, Eugene Michaels, gave a presentation on trading over international borders, the impact of Brexit on businesses and how we can prepare for the triggering of Article 50.

Cherry Professional’s director Martin Burnett said: “Brexit is something a lot of our clients are apprehensive about. There are still a lot of unanswered questions and we believe such events are very important in helping give business professionals the chance to get their ‘house in order’”.