The loss of EU money will be a significant loss to the University of Brighton, says the pro vice chancellor for research and enterprise. Brighton University has received almost quarter of its research grants and contracts from the European Union since 2012, accruing more than £10 million.
Devon-based Westward Pathfinder, which has offices in North Devon, Exeter and Torbay, has blamed funding delays and Brexit for its demise. Explaining why the charity was up against, Steve Keable, former chairman of Westward Pathfinder Board said the major challenge was the ending of its six European Social Fund programmes in July 2015.
Mango was an import business, and like most import businesses it relied on a strong pound to remain profitable. The post-Brexit softening of Sterling hurt Mango – Harrison had hedged some currency to withstand a short-term hit to the pound but did not factor in the pound’s long-term decline.
“We had major sponsors lined up, but no one knows what is happening with Brexit and because of that uncertainty no one wants to spend money. We are by no means the only sporting event affected by this. We feel that we exhausted every avenue before making this decision. “In contrast, Les Sables d’Olonne were...