The onus is now on a national imperative to put in place a plan that allows the UK tech sector to continue to flourish.
Access to the Single Market must be the primary objective of any UK negotiation
Access to the single market allows tech firms to compete for business on equal terms across Europe, generating jobs and growth and is a key factor in the UK's ability to attract foreign investment.
If the UK can no longer benefit from free movement then a new 'smart immigration' policy needs to be put in place that prioritises the needs to the UK's fast growing and high value tech sector.
Work should start now on securing international data flows and data protection
Tech businesses are data driven and depend upon the ability to move data across national borders.