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  1. 20% increase in export opportunities since Brexit vote

    20% increase in export opportunities since Brexit vote

    Since the result of the EU referendum, the eProcurement system, Applegate PRO, has experienced a 20% increase in overseas tender requests.

    The weakening of the pound is believed to be a contributing factor to this growth, making British products and services cheaper overseas and, as a result, providing British manufacturing with an opportunity to compete in foreign markets.

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  2. Taxpayers’ money – how is it spent by local government?

    Taxpayers’ money – how is it spent by local government?

    If you were to ask the average person on the street how their taxpayers’ money is spent – what do you think their response would be?

    Every year the country braces for the chancellor of the exchequer’s announcements during the budget. Media coverage from national press is up-to-the minute, informing the public of the allocations to government departments where £172.8 billion of taxpayers’ money will be spent by local government authorities alone.

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