U.K. sportswear chain JD Sports Fashion Plc said Brexit red tape has severely tested its operations and it’s opening new warehouses in the European Union to avoid the hassles of customs checks.
Great Brexit Con Job 13/04/2021
Get Brexit Done’ has unravelled in a spectacular fashion; a significant knock to the economy, removal of rights and freedoms, more red tape for business and – the most heart-breaking of all – trouble has returned to Northern Ireland. The obvious answer to this foreseeable problem is for the UK to be part of the single market and customs union.
THE economic impact of Brexit and food checks at the Irish Sea border will be examined by a new commission made up of business leaders, MPs and economists.
Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises 13/04/2021
NORTHERN IRELAND SECRETARY Brandon Lewis has been questioned by MPs from the DUP and Labour over Boris Johnson’s previous statements that his Brexit deal would not result in checks between Northern Ireland and Great Britain, and how they may have fed into unionist and loyalist frustrations and anger in recent days.
Brexit has already cost £11.5billion in trade, Centre for European Reform think tank estimates 13/04/2021
Brexit has delivered a £11.5 billion blow to the UK’s trade in goods since the 2016 referendum, a leading think tank said today.
The UK’s orchestras have been weakened by the pandemic – and the impact of Brexit hasn't gone away either – but they remain unbowed says Mark Pemberton of the Association of British Orchestras.
Brexit: Paperwork and bureaucracy have created barriers at the border as tough as tariffs 13/04/2021
In the months since the Brexit transition period ended, trade flows at British borders have plummeted and border checks have been deemed so unworkable that their implementation has been pushed back by a year. Dire figures and delays point to the fact there is far more to free trade than tariffs...
Nearly half of all UK consumers who bought goods from EU-based retailers since the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December experienced some issues, such as extra paperwork, delays or surprise costs, a new survey by the consumer group found.
The new post-Brexit trading environment is making life difficult for UK firms trying to export to SMEs in the EU – with little government guidance on how to cut through the bureaucratese.
An article written by Peter Hardwick from the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) explains that the declining level of red meat exports between the UK and EU illustrates the new-found trade friction between the blocs.
Boris Johnson’s Brexit trade deal ‘puts UK businesses at risk’ as 41% report fall in exports to EU 12/04/2021
Chambers of Commerce call for fresh negotiations with EU to lower trade barriers created by PM’s deal.
The construction of Bristol University's Temple Quarter Campus has been delayed again and is now not expected to open until 2025.
E-commerce deliveries to the UK from the EU plummeted by over 50 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 in comparison to the last quarter of 2020, research from shipping platform Sendcloud has found.
reaking free of Brussels bureaucracy was meant to herald a bonfire of red tape for Britain. In the first 100 days of Brexit, the only thing many businesses burned was money.
Border hold-ups and complex new rules are causing supply shortages in laboratories that jeopardise research, says Wellcome Sanger Institute.
BREXIT is set to cost the UK between £2 and £4 billion in lost food exports across its first full year out of the European Union.
Reports say that because of Brexit, at least ten banks and financial institutions have decided to close accounts held by Brits living abroad and the BBC has said that thousands of British expats living in the EU have been informed.
Today marks 100 days since Brexit properly happened in the UK - with seamless trade and EU rules replaced by a weighty trade deal.
After the U.S., the UK is the world's second-biggest market for art and antiques. But Brexit and the pandemic were major blows to sales in Britain last year, which slumped by 22 percent to $9.9 billion – the lowest level in a decade.
Brompton is facing a host of problems from material shortages to rising production costs as the fallout from Brexit and Covid continues to impact UK manufacturers.
The add-on costs when buying goods from the bloc should be more transparent so that shoppers are not hit with surprise fees or scammed, consumer group Which? has said.
Bury St Edmunds beer shop set to reopen after owner 'takes back control' of Brexit red tape 10/04/2021
Before the UK left the European Union, the beer, which makes up 80 per cent of his stock, would have arrived within 10 to 14 days 'without a hitch'.
A TORY candidate standing in the north east has been slammed for describing the Brexit chaos which has caused devastation to fishing communities as a “hiccup".
It’s almost 100 days since Britain completed its split from the EU -- almost five years after the referendum vote –- and a clearer picture of the consequences of the decision to leave is starting to emerge.
The trade body UK Steel shared the figures with the Mirror amid growing concerns about the consequences of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with Brussels.