Cheese, wine, and cars to get more expensive if Brexit talks fail but padlocks to get 2.7% cheaper 19/05/2020
Government announces which tariffs will change after UK leaves single market.
The world moved a step closer to a free-for-all in international trade as Robert Azevedo, World Trade Organisation (WTO) director general, announces he plans to quit with over a year to go on his four-year contract.
Tánaiste Simon Coveney says a no-deal Brexit is a risk now because the UK is looking for something very different to what was committed to in the Political Declaration [4 mins] 17/05/2020
Michel Barnier also accused Boris Johnson’s government of rowing back on commitments made in writing by Britain at the point before exit.
Stalled Brexit talks restart as Scottish government tells Boris Johnson to extend transition period 20/04/2020
The Scottish government has called on Boris Johnson to extend the Brexit transition period by two years, as stalled trade talks restart.
Small towns in Midlands and North will suffer most from Boris Johnson’s Brexit trade deal, IFS says 26/02/2020
Small towns in the Midlands and North are among the areas likely to suffer most from the bare-bones trade deal Boris Johnson is seeking with Brussels, according to a respected economic thinktank.
West Midlands mayor Andy Street warns Boris Johnson of dire impact of no EU trade deal on jobs 19/02/2020
Jobs and industry 'in peril' if they face post-Brexit tariffs and delays, says top Tory.
EU president tells Boris Johnson his latest Brexit plan is just no-deal: ‘We are fine with that’ [1 min] 11/02/2020
Prime minister had claimed ‘Australia-style’ Brexit could be an option.
European commission chief picks out contradictions in UK approach to post-Brexit deal.
Martin Wolf: Britain’s demands for its negotiations with the EU are unrealistic.
Boris Johnson’s government is waging a war of words not against the EU but the British people.
Phil Hogan notes the EU does not have a deal with Australia.
Boris Johnson 'refusing to be honest' about likely damage from Brexit, expert study warns 04/02/2020
Prime minister on course to strike only 'barest of bare bone deals' by end of 2020, think tank concludes - and failing to be upfront about 'trade-offs'.
Scottish foods that are sold in Europe could be hit by a 50%-plus price hike following Brexit, it has been claimed.
Single Market access essential to protect North East economy after Brexit - North East Local Enterprise Partnership 04/06/2018
The UK must ensure that it retains access to the Single Market, has an open trading regime and maintains a stable regulatory framework with the European Union to minimise the impact of Brexit on the North East economy. This is the key conclusion of ‘Leaving the European Union’, a report by a powerful regional economic group says today.
The UK Chancellor said the Treasury would not lend support to manufacturers that favour EU rules.
Brussels rules out 'mutual recognition' of regulations between EU and UK ahead of talks.
UK economy starting 2020 in ‘stagnation’ and uncertainty, British Chambers of Commerce warn 02/01/2020
Angry MPs say the move threatens jobs, the environment and the NHS in a cliff-edge crash-out on WTO terms.
The threat of a no-deal Brexit remains on the table, Boris Johnson has suggested, as he confirmed preparations for an exit to WTO terms will continue if he wins the election.
Boris Johnson’s Brexit policy risks no-deal crash-out next year that will trigger a recession and return to austerity, expert IFS analysis indicates 28/11/2019
Institute for Fiscal Studies says it is 'plausible' to expect a £50 billion boost to UK economy if Brexit is cancelled.
The biggest crisis of Brexit to date actually still lies ahead of us in late 2020.
The Stop Live Transport International Awareness Day is planned for tomorrow. KEITH TAYLOR MEP examines whether Brexit and the withdrawal from the European Union will make it more likely that live animal exports will be stopped...