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Focus on what matters: Customers, employees and partners

Overcome Brexit uncertainties

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The full impact of Brexit remains to be seen. The forecasts for the future are highly polarizing and organizations are left in a complicated situation with deep and lasting consequences. As the country prepares for its future, how can you prepare for the unknown it brings to your business?

 

The great unknown

Brexit represents great possibilities and great unknowns. Still shrouded in uncertainty, its effects are by no means limited to the UK, but will also be felt worldwide. What does Brexit mean for your organization? What does it mean for employees, partners and customers operating in the UK? How should companies prepare?

Get ahead with flexible and effective processes

With its impact hanging in the balance, the best defense is a good offense. Be proactive. To survive, companies must be agile and prepared, focusing on what matters most: customers, employees and partners.

"I'm enormously optimistic (about Brexit) because looking outwards to the rest of the world is very, very important…" 1

Sir James Dyson, Founder of Dyson Company

"Both SMEs and large corporates also face potential disruption in the provision of wholesale financial services which in turn will lead to higher cost of capital for businesses." 2

Simon Lewis, Chief Executive of AFME

Start with information governance

According to Gartner, information governance is "the effective and efficient use of information in enabling an organization to achieve its goals." Information governance should begin with an understanding of what structured and unstructured information companies have, where it's located and why it’s needed. Governance is the first step needed to gain control of all information.

Putting a strong information governance strategy in place will help prepare for any impact. Getting control over the acquisition, management, retention and disposal of all the information within a business means no matter what the impact of Brexit, businesses will be prepared.

View 5 ways Brexit will impact information governance to learn why solid information governance strategies will be important to:

  • Customer communications
  • HR compliance and employee communications
  • Contract governance with partners

Learn how implementing changes today can create agile systems that support stakeholders.

Why Brexit makes enterprise information management critical

Focus on customers

Brexit may affect how companies manage their customer relations, especially with the new regulations, for example, UK value-added tax (VAT) compliance for EU countries. Having a sound compliance strategy could improve the effectiveness of customer communications and, in turn, offer a competitive advantage.

Learn how to create timely, easy and agile processes to stay compliant and continue building positive customer experiences.

Optimize communications


Focus on employees

With Brexit, visas may be a hot topic for Human Resource teams serving employees across Europe. How do you build a strategy to manage compliance for augmented employment laws? How do you keep a clear line of open communication with employees to help relieve potential anxieties?

Optimize HR


Focus on partners

Watch how to optimize contract processes to keep partners satisfied and stay compliant.

In the aftermath of Brexit, the nature of contracts is bound to change. Specific country requirements for business and revised UK laws based on trade relations may have a massive impact on how organizations relate with suppliers, third parties and all partners both in and outside the UK.

Optimize contracts

 

  • 1 BBC News, Business Dyson 'enormously optimistic' about post-Brexit trade. March 27.
  • 2 Boston Consulting Group. Bridging to Brexit: Insights from European SMEs, Corporates and Investors. 2017.