Prime minister Theresa May has called a snap general election, but what do business owners and commentators think?
Prime minister Theresa May surprised everybody by calling a snap general election with a provisional date of June 8 2017, but how is it likely to affect businesses like yours?
Pending a vote in the House of Commons today, which will require a two-thirds majority, the decision will see a scheduled general election for early May 2020 moved forward by nearly three years.
It’s been repeatedly suggested that May intends to capitalise on the Conservative’s strong polling – and gain an even stronger majority.
Here’s what those in the UK business space think about the shock election: