With Airbus issuing a stark warning over Brexit, here are some other big firms that are shifting jobs and operations out of the UK:
French engineering firm Colas has pumped fresh cash into its UK business and is ready to spend billions on takeovers in a push to gain market share in a sector still reeling from the collapse of Carillion.
Cake Box’s founders are set to pocket £17 million after the cream cakes retailer makes its stock market debut in London next week.
Gambling software firm Playtech has been given the green light by Italy’s market authority to complete its 846 million euro (£741 million) takeover of rival Snaitech.
Premier Foods has warned over the prospect of a shareholder revolt aimed at ousting boss Gavin Darby.
Sir Philip Green is awaiting a High Court judge’s ruling over his bid to restrict the publication of a report by the accountancy watchdog on a BHS audit.
Sterling received a shot in the arm on Thursday from the Bank of England, which fuelled market expectations for a summer hike in interest rates.
Poundworld was denied a £4.1 million lifeline before it went into administration after it was unable to secure a cut in business rates, it has emerged.
The Bank of England has held interest rates at 0.5%, but edged closer to a hike after its chief economist joined two fellow policymakers in calling for a rise.
Heineken has snapped up a stake in London-based craft brewer Beavertown for £40 million, cash that will help build a new brewery.