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So I just saw a Tweet whereby a guy says that his business has folded putting 8 people out of work and is partly to blame however if you read the tweet he's clearly a poor manager and allowed a customer to default thus sending him over what was obviously a bad trading position. I hate this sort of shit on social media. "I just stubbed my toe and it's all Brexit's fault" what a crock of crap.

@dick_turpin
On the other hand there are a lot of genuine Brexit based company failures.
As an example, one I know of, a couple who ran a successful software company which had a lot of EU customers (mostly in the Netherlands)
Brexit vote meant they were not even allowed to tender by EU companies because they could not guarantee contract conditions. Lost 75% of their customer base in 3 months. Closed the company, fired 5 staff. Both now work as contractors in the UK.

@wyliecoyoteuk This is the danger of putting all your eggs in one basket. We ourselves kind of made that mistake over two years ago. We had a very big customer who we devoted 90% of our resources to. When they took (Initially) 95% of the business away from us everyone thought we'd be out of a job. We're slowly clawing our way back but the lesson learnt is. "Spread the risk"

@dick_turpin This was spread, just not in the UK.
It wasn't just one customer they lost, it was many.

@wyliecoyoteuk But you answer it yourself. UK based company having its whole customer base abroad.

@dick_turpin
No, it was an EU based company having most of its market taken away almost instantly by our stupid decision to leave the EU.

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