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Statement made by Business Secretary Sajid Javid following a roundtable with Britain’s business leaders.

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Good afternoon everyone, and thank you all for coming.

Following last week’s historic decision by the British people, I’ve just chaired a meeting of the chairs of UK’s largest business organisations, andCEOs and senior representatives from many of our biggest employers.

My message for them was very clear. Britain is open for business.

Yes, the financial markets are still reacting to the result.

But the fundamental facts remain unchanged.

The UK is still a member of the European Union, and still a member of the single market.

Employment is still at a record high.

And this government is still 100% committed to making the UK the best place in Europe to start and grow a business. Read More


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