Confused about Brexit? Think about it as the UK ‘decolonising’ from Europe and it will make more sense

Could Britain’s vote to leave the EU be based on the similar mentality that saw Australia, Canada, New Zealand and others vote or fight for independence? We look at the UK in bewilderment and wonder why it is that the Brits are leaving the world’s greatest trading block. “Surely that would be economic suicide”, we …

Time to ease trade restrictions in the Commonwealth.

Photo: Ben Stansall / AFP / Getty Images First published on 16 April 2018 on CapEx, here. This week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting comes at a crucial juncture for the UK’s future as a trading nation. Does Brexit change the way Britain should approach the Commonwealth and what can the government achieve in this …

A concrete action is needed to show Britain will re-engage with the world post-Brexit.

The article originally apeared in edited format in The Independent, on Saturday March 4, here. Next week Britain will host a Commonwealth Trade meeting in London. This is time to start resetting the tone of Britain’s engagement with the world, post-Brexit. Pre Brexit many Businesses from Commonwealth countries used Britain as a front door to …