No EMU plans

Three-quarters of UK companies trading regularly with other EU firms have made no specific plans to deal with monetary union, according to a survey by Barclays Bank. Two-thirds believe there will be little or no effect on their business if sterling remains a separate currency.

Three-quarters of UK companies trading regularly with other EU firms have made no specific plans to deal with monetary union, according to a survey by Barclays Bank. Two-thirds believe there will be little or no effect on their business if sterling remains a separate currency.