13th December, 2016 by Neil Anderson - This article is over multiple pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
2016 was a surprising year for many reasons and subsequently 2017 will be the year where we see what those big political decisions actually start to mean. For those of us in the drinks industry we are presented with some challenges, but overall we see more positives for the year ahead.
The B word
The big thing we can’t ignore is obviously Brexit, and next year is inevitably going to be one of uncertainty from an economic point of view as the negotiations start in earnest. With instability in inflation and interest rates, it is safe to say that unpredictability will be a theme of the year, so likely to see very slight economic growth.
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