UK companies hit by sharpest activity drop since Brexit vote

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Economy forecast to contract as services and manufacturing firms blame fall on uncertainty

Britain’s private sector companies suffered the sharpest drop in activity this month since the EU referendum, as the prospect of a general election added to Brexit-related uncertainty.

Most businesses blamed a contraction in activity in November on faltering confidence among both domestic and overseas customers, who are worn out by continuing political indecision.

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