Some of the best known companies in the business and financial world have expressed their position, arguing that the UK should stay in the European Union.
American automaker the Ford, the software vendor the IBM, the investment bank Goldman Sachs, the British manufacturer of car Rolls Royce and British manufacturer of clothing, accessories and perfumery luxury Burberry signed an open letter, saying that the so-called «Brexit» will have negative consequences for the economy countries.
"In order to further expand, increase investment and create new jobs, businesses need unrestricted access to the European market", - said in a letter published in the British newspaper «The Times».
Other world-famous brands, who believe that the UK should remain a part of the unit include: the British bank HSBC, oil and gas company BP and the German company Siemens.
The letter was signed by a third of companies that are part of the FTSE 100, as well as dozens of other small businesses. In total, these companies employ more than one million people from across the UK.
"We believe that the way out of the country from the EU will reduce investment and jeopardize jobs. What's in the future will have a negative impact on the economy ", - he said in the letter.
Recall referendum on membership in the EU will be held on 23 June. According to opinion polls, opinion of the residents of the second largest economy of Europe divided.
Many businesses and investors worried about the economic impact of the country's exit from the EU. Several major banks have already spoken in favor of the United Kingdom staying in the unit, referring to the impact of «Brexit» on trade, investment and financial services sector.
Other major British companies such as retailer Tesco decided to remain neutral.