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Some UK Business, Officials Push For Clarity, Transitional Deal With European Union

Small business owners are among those who say indecision is damaging the economy as they wait for new rules governing a post-Brexit UK.

Rich Walker directs a robotics company, Shadow Robot, out of a modest office in London.

He's tired of the British government fighting over how to exit the European Union. It's hurting his business.

"The fuse is burning," he says, referring to March 2019 deadline. "And we've not managed to get anything done or sorted out since last year."

Walker, who wanted Britain to remain in the EU, wants to know if some of his roboticists will be forced to leave because of tougher immigration rules. He wants to reassure

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