One of Britain's success stories is taking a direct hit from Brexit and its impact on labour.
A zoo has joined 75 other organisations calling on the government to end the red tape preventing breeding of rare animals like rhinos and giraffes. / Since leaving the EU, zoo animal transfers have plummeted by per cent, down from 1400 per year, to just over 200.
Britain’s music industry is facing a crisis brought on by the cost of living and Brexit, artists have warned, as they struggle to make ends meet in the wake of the pandemic.
The Davis Downside Dossier 31/01/2023
UPDATED. David Davis famously said there would be no downsides to Brexit only considerable upsides. Here we keep a tally. / In October 2016, David Davis, the then Brexit secretary, told the House of Commons that “there will be no downside to Brexit at all, and considerable upsides”.
Huddersfield shop gets just six visitors a month as owner says Covid and Brexit killed it 03/02/2023
Nick Tozer has been running his bookshop for over 20 years and has around 26,000 books on sale. / He is slowly building up the mail order side of the business but says Brexit has made it harder to send books to some countries.
Three years on since the UK left the European Union (EU), a Midlands business owner has described the move as a "complete disaster". / Nic Laurens, who runs an abrasives supply firm in Shropshire, moved 90% of his company to the Republic of Ireland in order to remain in the EU.
A Fife man named the UK’s best champagne retailer says the impact and commercial challenges of Brexit is leaving the company feeling flat.
London Zoo among names to sign petition calling on action from Rishi Sunak. / Breeding schemes for endangered animals such as rhinos and monkeys are being harmed by Brexit red tape - zoos have warned.
Bosses warned they are being prevented from transferring animals such as rhinos and giraffes due to red tape created by the UK’s departure from the EU.
Glen Matlock has said musicians have “lost their freedom of movement” to tour in Europe due to the “Brexit debacle”. / The former Sex Pistols bassist, 66, criticised the Government for failing to secure ease of access for performers within the bloc.
Charity behind Lowestoft's Africa Alive Zoological Reserve calls for government to unlock conservation barriers caused by Brexit 31/01/2023
The charity behind a Suffolk zoo has urged the government to unlock conservation barriers that were caused by Brexit.
Brexit is costing the UK economy £100 billion a year ($124 billion), with the effects spanning everything from business investment to the ability of companies to hire workers.
Brexit has been “a horrendous experience for Maltese businesses,” according to the CEO of the Malta Chamber of SMEs.
‘Is it possible to estimate the yearly extra cost to your business because of Brexit?’ ... ‘£155,000 per year’ [2 mins] 30/01/2023
Victoria Derbyshire: ‘Is it possible to estimate the yearly extra cost to your business because of Brexit?’ This chemical manufacturer: ‘£155,000 per year’
This week on Dezeen, we published a survey showing that three years on from leaving the EU, 84 per cent of UK architecture studios want to reverse the Brexit "catastrophe" and rejoin the union.
The 730 redundancies at a chicken processing plant could be the “first of many” such blows to the Welsh economy the Leader of Anglesey County Council has warned.
Dezeen survey finds 84 per cent of UK architecture studios want to reverse Brexit "catastrophe" 26/01/2023
Nine in 10 UK architecture studios feel Brexit has had a negative impact on them, exclusive Dezeen research has found. / Three years on from the UK's departure from the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020, Dezeen conducted a survey of 50 architecture studios asking about their experiences of working post-Brexit.
Somerset-founded architecture practice Invisible Studio is moving its operations outside of the UK as a response to Brexit, Dezeen has learned. / "Brexit has been a catastrophe," Invisible Studio said in comments on the survey. "The barriers are obvious but it it is the cultural loss that is even greater."
British Chambers of Commerce presents government with urgent recommendations as members report struggling to sell into EU.
Kent food and drink sector faces 'crisis' caused by Brexit, Covid, energy prices, staff and cost-of-living squeeze, warns Produced in Kent 26/01/2023
"Then in 2021 we had Brexit which led to a huge increase in paperwork both for importers and exporters and the cost of additional administration. There were transport issues, hold-ups at the border and additional staff pressures, most notably in the agricultural sector with seasonal labour.
Brexit is thought to be a key reason why Britishvolt couldn't attract the private investors it needed.
Extra paperwork, border checks and additional costs for exports - Brexit has destroyed the livelihoods of countless musicians.
Brexit and inflation blamed over ‘devastating’ plans to close Llangefni 2 Sisters factory 25/01/2023
Brexit and inflation have been blamed as two of the key factors behind plans to close a poultry factory on Anglesey. / He said the company’s chief executive had cited Brexit and the impact on trading conditions as one of the main causes behind the factory’s potential closure.
Eurostar has been forced to run trains with a large number of empty seats between London and its destinations in Europe, in order to prevent backups at border checkpoints at its stations.
Brexit has ‘shut down’ UK farmers, the Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen tells.