For more than two decades, I’ve been advising some of the most prominent organisations throughout the country and the world on how they interact with politicians, at all levels. Whether corporations were navigating the latter years of John Major’s stagnant government, or analysing the newfound optimism heralded by New Labour, a common thread remained; the government was on their side. Until now.
Brexit has, naturally, caused plenty of consternation in the business community due to the technical practicalities of leaving the European Union. But perhaps the most worrying concept for business leaders to grasp is the understanding that their priorities no longer reign supreme.