“As we have previously commented, the uncertainties around Brexit are posing challenges for all businesses including British Steel, and we are holding constructive discussions with our stakeholders on how to navigate them,” the spokeswoman added.
“Brexit” is the name given to the process by which the UK intends to leave the European Union.
The UK government department for business, energy and industrial strategy declined to comment on the discussions with the steelmaker at the time of publication.
British Steel is seeking a loan worth as much as £75 million ($97.44 million) from the UK government, according to a report from UK news organization Sky News on May 14.
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