Scottish independence and English border businesses
6 June 2014 Last updated at 13:47 BST
There are around 100 days until Scotland's referendum, and some business leaders on the English side of the border are worried that uncertainty over the result has been delaying vital investment.
The BBC teamed up with local Chambers of Commerce to ask businesses in the North East of England and Cumbria what effect they think Scottish independence would have on them.
In a Daily Politics film, Mark Denten reports.