BUSINESS A look at companies moving UK business in the age of Brexit


A look at companies moving UK business in the age of Brexit


03:20, February 20, 2019


Honda cars leave the Honda plant in Swindon, England, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Photo: AP)

Honda’s decision to close a plant in Britain comes at a time when businesses are worrying about the potential impact of the country’s looming departure from the European Union.

Here’s a look at companies and organizations that have announced in recent months they would shift operations out of Britain or cut jobs or business in the country.

Nissan - carmaker scrapped plan to make new SUV at plant in Sunderland, England

Panasonic - electronics maker moved European offices to Amsterdam

Dyson - home appliances maker to move headquarters to Singapore

P&O - ferry operator to register fleet under flag of Cyprus, an EU member

Sony - electronics maker to move European base to Amsterdam

Unilever - consumer goods giant wanted to leave UK headquarters but move was stopped by shareholders

Flybmi - airline goes into bankruptcy citing Brexit jitters as one reason

Jaguar Land Rover - most of 4,500 global jobs cut to be made in Britain

Multiple banks - HSBC, Barclays, JP Morgan, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs among those that will move hundreds of jobs to Frankfurt, Dublin or Paris

European Banking Authority - EU agency moving operations to Paris

European Medicines Agency - EU agency moving operations to Amsterdam

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