If employers consider themselves to be heading for catastrophe, it suggests that the wider public will catch up before too long.
And most EU member states haven’t spent nearly enough time really thinking what the future relationship between the UK and EU should look like, either.
The doom-mongers and nay-sayers grumble out of self-interest. Meanwhile, Brexit Britain is strong and set to grow stronger.
OECD analysis indicates that the cost of childcare as a percentage of income for a two-earner family is now the highest in the developed world.
The Treasury is not – and should not be – in charge of the Brexit process.
The consequences of these sleights-of-hand now include two Ministers threatening to resign, PPS’s quitting, and rebellion from up to 50 Tory MPs.
His intervention deftly combined standing foursquare with David Cameron with reminding his audience that, when the referendum takes place, they may differ.