According to Nomura, leaving the EU without any kind of agreement would be "the most extreme scenario for Britain, a negative for the economy, and this could trigger great uncertainty in the future of the UK and its policies."  "We expect remarkably lower asset prices and legal uncertainty for trade and services," the bank also said in a research note. No, some companies are not getting ready for this scenario. According to the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC), 62 percent of companies had not completed their Brexit risk assessment by September.
"It makes sense to prepare for a no-deal Brexit," Haralambous argued to the EIU that this "happened by accident", as the differences between Brexiteers and Remainers remain deadlocked.