Business after Brexit

UK businesses sit on their hands as deadline nears; Macron makes bid for London’s science and tech companies; Frankfurt prepares to welcome fleeing bankers, and their cash; lessons from Norway’s model; and why EU divorce could clip butterfly farmer’s wings

EU departure will reach into little-known crevices of the British economy

Paris touts excellence of engineers and openness to foreigners with brains and money

Members of European Economic Area are spared some tariffs but have no say on rules

The ‘cliff-edge’ scenario will damage an important trading relationship

The city is flush with financial services but its infrastructure may struggle

Larger companies are taking advice, but uncertainty is holding back smaller ones