Journalism: Britain Relies on Blunt Tools to Keep Corporate Investment Post-Brexit

Nissan's Sunderland plant is just one factory that the UK government must entice with corporate welfare to keep in operation after Brexit.

The UK’s exit from the EU represents a tearing up of the informal contract that exists between multinationals and the UK government. Companies put their money into Britain based on cheap, tariff-free market access to 300 million EU customers. Whatever happens in the UK general election this week, the question of how to retain and attract corporate investment will loom large for the prime minister.

Authors: Kevin Farnsworth and Nicki Lisa Cole

Published: June 7, 2017, by The Conversation.