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UK business groups urge Britain, EU to find compromise: FT

ForexOct 17, 2020 07:45PM ET
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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British Union Jack and EU flags are pictured before the meeting with Britain's Brexit Secretary Barclay and EU's chief Brexit negotiator Barnier in Brussels

(Reuters) - More than 70 British business groups representing over 7 million workers have made a last-ditch attempt to persuade politicians to get back on the dialogue table next week to strike a deal with the European Union, the Financial Times newspaper reported on Sunday.

The groups ranged from the CBI, TheCityUK and techUK to the National Farmers' Union, British Retail Consortium and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders and asked for the sides to find a compromise over trade terms, the report added https://on.ft.com/2H8JayB.

"With compromise and tenacity, a deal can be done. Businesses call on leaders on both sides to find a route through", the newspaper quoted the groups as saying in a statement.

UK business groups urge Britain, EU to find compromise: FT
 

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Chris Sundo
Chris Sundo Oct 17, 2020 8:05PM ET
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It's quite shocking how long this back and forth nonsense has gone on before some bigger organization calls for a common sense time-out or recess. -- Get it over with Brits, live with the results and show the world that where there's a will there's a way. The way is to make a fast exit. There were other countries who exited, and don't expect to have your cake and eat it too. You can do it, Brits! Hurry up!
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New Jazenevd Oct 17, 2020 7:47PM ET
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Freedom is the most valuable commodity. It is worth more than money or good relationships with global bureaucracy represented by EU.
 
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