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UK companies brace for long night to possible Brexit

A vote to 'Leave' would likely roil currency markets and hit trade, economy, migration

IN: 'Remain in the EU' supporters, including Irish singer Bob Geldof (centre), shouting and waving at fishing boats while sailing on the Thames on Wednesday.

OUT: The prospect of Britain quitting the EU is prompting last-minute preparations in the corridors of UK Plc.


BRITISH companies are preparing for the possibility that the country will vote to leave the European Union with extra funds, pre-written statements and plans for late-night vigils by teams of consultants.

In the final week before Britain's June 23 referendum on EU membership...

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