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Drawing on my professional experience, here we explore how post Brexit Britain has become a challenge for international businesses, and domestic businesses, importing products for sale in the UK.
It may have been over three years since the UK formally left the European Union but UK brands and retailers continue to face a slew of challenges in navigating post-Brexit trade. Drapers identifies the persistent pain points and how they are being managed.
Cycloc says ‘Kafkaesque’ rules have cost it £100,000 in latest tale of how EU exit is harming small firms.
The London-based wall-mounted bike storage manufacturer attracted 50% of its business from the EU pre-Brexit and has been left with a £100,000 hole in revenues. /
Goods worth nearly £3.5 billion are awaiting completion in Scottish manufacturers’ warehouses as key parts, ingredients and materials are delayed because of supply-chain issues fuelled by the pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and Brexit, a survey has found.
In this film, senior FT writers and British businesspeople examine how Brexit hit the UK economy, the political conspiracy of silence, and why there has not yet been a convincing case for a 'Brexit dividend'.
Brexit: Inside Portsmouth's new £25m ‘white elephant’ border control post sitting empty after government’s inspection U-turn leaves city council absorbing ‘phenomenal cost’ 05/07/2022
PORTSMOUTH’S newly built £25m, two-acre border control post has been dubbed a ‘white elephant’ by port bosses following an ‘appalling’ government U-turn.
Portsmouth City Council, which operates the Portsmouth International Port, is still footing the bill despite delayed customs checks. / Boris Johnson’s government has left Portsmouth’s local council holding the bag on a nearly £8 million loan it took out to build a giant warehouse to conduct post-Brexit border checks that may now never be used.
Literature lovers in Spain are among those feeling the post-Brexit pinch, forced to pay more for books they love due to customs charges.
The Netherlands is reaping the benefits of Brexit with a boom in British businesses seeking warehouse space.
‘We lost about 10% of our revenue, which was clients leaving the UK for Europe’
“The Netherlands is a great place to set up a business. They are ready to help and they sit next to so many key markets," one business owner said.
Fishing tackle and equipment retailer Angling Direct announced on Wednesday that its new European distribution centre was now fully operational, and shipping to customers across the European Union.
For years, the town has welcomed thousands of European workers to fill warehouse roles - but that's now changing
Wine and spirits agency Vindependents has created a France-based warehouse and distribution company as it looks to tackle increased shipping times, paperwork and costs associated with Brexit.
'Not a single boot on ground until November': Businesses say government visa scheme is unworkable 29/09/2021
Lord Wolfson is a highly successful businessman, a prominent supporter of Brexit and a Conservative peer. He is, in short, the sort of man who should be in perfect alignment with a government led by Boris Johnson. He isn’t.
Next, one of Britain’s biggest clothing retailers, warned it may struggle to deliver its normal service in the run up to Christmas unless the government relaxes post-Brexit immigration rules to allow more workers into the country.
“Drivers shortage is just the beginning, the warehouse operators will be the next to leave.”
I’m having to drive from Glasgow to Dover to pick up food from EU: Industry leaders warn over empty shelves due to Brexit 19/09/2021
Hotel and restaurant staff are travelling hundreds of miles to pick up produce as Britain’s lorry driver shortage leaves supplies stranded in warehouses, industry leaders say.
JD Sports invests in warehouses to handle ‘adverse consequences of Brexit’ and as UK shopping moves further online 14/09/2021
JD Sports Group is investing in warehouses to serve shoppers buying online in both the UK and the EU, as it continues to deal with challenges from Covid-19 to Brexit that continue to hit the supply chain.
A shortage of fruit pickers in the UK is set to spread to warehouse workers in the run-up to Christmas, the boss of toy chain The Entertainer has warned.
It is the latest bid by a major supermarket to minimise post-Brexit trade disruption with the EU.
Online retailing growth and Brexit boost confidence in new €25m Cork warehouse development 17/06/2021
Geaney Group ready to go on 200,000 sq ft scheme, with four detached buildings off Cork-Dublin M8 motorway.
The latest Government Business Insights report reveals that the transportation and storage sector has been hit hardest by Covid and Brexit. / ParcelHero says the shock result shows that more supply chain companies have closed and fewer surviving firms are currently trading than in any other sector.
The scandals surrounding Boris Johnson hide the disaster that Brexit has created.