The moment of truth is suddenly upon us - now onto the important stuff!

The moment of truth is suddenly upon us - now onto the important stuff!

31 January 2020

"I woke up this morning almost oblivious to the significance of the day ahead.

With the ‘end’ of what has been one of the most disruptive, aggressive, vitriolic and quite frankly at times inhumane 4 years of debate and political ping pong, our hokey cokey relationship with the European Union has finally reached its latest phase, and we’re ‘Out’.

In the run up to the vote on 23 June 2016, and subsequently, we undertook a number of polls and the overwhelming sense was an industry that was passionately…. reluctantly Remain.

It is perhaps this relative ambivalence towards the EU that got us to where we are, and I am sure former French President, François Mitterrand is looking down on us with that ‘I told you so’ expression on his face.

50 years later it was of course the British public that, marginally, declared ‘non’ - or more accurately ‘laisser’."

 

Ed Cooke, Revo's CEO, reflects on the future relationship between the UK and EU as today marks the official end of that union, the future of the retail property industry and why there's hope for a bright future.

Read the full article here.