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Businesses Favor Certainty Over Full Brexit Deal, Study Shows

  • 68% of U.K. firms prefer modest deal over a comprehensive pact
  • 1 in 5 say it won’t be business as usual if no agreement Inc. and Brexit Take Toll as Toys 'R' Us U.K., Maplin Fail
Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

When it comes to getting a Brexit transition deal, it’s quality rather than quantity that matters most to U.K. businesses.

Sixty-eight percent of executives from medium to large British companies said they would prefer legal certainty on transition by next month with a less ambitious future deal, rather than a more comprehensive deal that’s not reached until much later, according to a report published by KPMG Monday.