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The Spring 2019 Santander Trade barometer research shows just how important skilled workers are for future growth. But economic uncertainty could jeopardise many businesses' willingness to invest in their people. 

The UK's planned departure from the EU has already led to a reduction in the pool of EU nationals looking to work in the UK, which, coupled with a general drag on business investment, could have serious implications for the UK's wider economic performance. As we saw from Santander's Trailblazers report published earlier this year, there is a clear link between investment in staff and company growth.

The Spring 2019 Santander Trade Barometer research suggests many companies are planning to invest less in their businesses over the next 12 months as uncertainty undermines their confidence.

New research from the Spring 2019 Santander Trade Barometer shows that British businesses are willing to look outside Europe for new trading opportunities. But they face important challenges that range from dealing with red tape to identifying the best routes to market.

Santander’s latest Trade Barometer findings reveal that companies in the UK’s Wholesale & Retail sector are responding to softening domestic demand by focusing their attention on new international markets.

The latest edition of the Santander Trade Barometer finds confidence falling among businesses in Britain’s manufacturing sector. But expansion into global markets offers a possible route to growth.

British businesses planning to launch into international markets for the first time are at the forefront of tackling the UK’s productivity crisis.

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