For companies across the United Kingdom, the ultimate test of any Brexit deal is whether it delivers clear answers to the practical, real-world questions businesses face.

Firms of every size and sector need clarity in order to take decisions, invest and prepare for the future. As HM Government negotiates a future partnership between the UK and the EU, the Lincolnshire Chambers of Commerce is assessing progress on 24 business-critical issues.

Following the publication of UK government contingency planning, and as negotiations continue, we find that 15 issues remain ‘red’, 6 ‘amber’ and 3 ‘green’.