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The big picture: The U.K.'s economic uncertainty 2 years after Brexit

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The Airbus A350 flies at the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition. Photo: Power Sport Images/Getty Images

With a little more than nine months to go until the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, the country is bracing for a workforce shortage that could cause companies to divest and head elsewhere.

Why it matters: It’s been two years since the Brexit vote, and Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's Conservative government are still attempting to weave legislation through the House of Commons to set the terms of Brexit. Until then, businesses will be left in limbo on what to expect for the country's industries — and some of the fallout is already taking place.