Outgoing Eurostar boss says Brexit has led to reduced capacity, fewer trains and higher prices 27/09/2022
Jacques Damas claimed long daily queues at London St Pancras are only being avoided by the company limiting capacity. / Extra Brexit border checks mean the processing rate for passengers at Eurostar’s London station has been cut by nearly a third, according to the cross-Channel rail operator’s boss.
Capacity at London St Pancras is down by one-third because of extra passport checks – meaning fewer seats and higher fares.
UK and EU are yet to agree efficient trading system to replace single market. / Stalled Brexit talks are pushing up UK energy bills by hundreds of millions of pounds a year, the power industry has claimed.
Decathlon blames Brexit for higher UK e-bike prices and launches rental service to make them more accessible 30/08/2022
French sports goods giant Decathlon has said that its significantly higher UK prices for e-bikes are largely down to Brexit. The retailer has however launched a rental service to help people, “explore new sports” in a more affordable way.
Voters were promised better-funded public services and stronger employment rights after Brexit – Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak are now offering us the opposite, reports Adam Bienkov.
A Leeds couple say life is "hard" as the price of sweets has shot up by at least "20 per cent" during the cost of living crisis.
From Zara to Ikea and Decathlon, stores charge more for same items, Guardian Money research finds.
Kent farming giant reports 8% fall in harvest due to lack of seasonal pickers – saying it’s easier to import fruit.
The cost of using your card online to buy a shipment from France has soared fivefold since Brexit.
Don’t pretend Australia Brexit trade deal will have ‘noticeable’ benefits, MPs tell government 06/07/2022
Cross-party international trade committee says agreement unlikely to be detectable at supermarket tills.
EU withdrawal fuelling higher import costs and costing British workers nearly £500 a year, says Resolution Foundation.
Visa and Mastercard face watchdog review into card fees as retailers face FIVE-FOLD increase in charges for online payments from EU after Brexit 21/06/2022
Card fees for online transactions between UK and EU up five-fold since Brexit.
The economic fallout from leaving the EU is becoming all too apparent.
British food prices are set to surge 15% this summer and will remain high for at least a year, in a further blow to hard-pressed consumers already struggling with the cost-of-living crisis, according to a report released on Thursday.
As we recover from the pandemic, the impact of Brexit – which we voted resoundingly against in Scotland – is becoming clearer by the day.
London View: Brexit Cracks Start to Widen 15/06/2022
The cracks across Britain that appeared at the start of Brexit have begun to widen over the past few days. Scottish leaders are renewing a push for independence, the fragile agreement over Northern Ireland is falling apart, and Britain is reeling under price rises pushed up further by Brexit.
The newspaper that once proudly announced it "secured Brexit with a trailblazing 28-year EU crusade" is being made to eat some (very expensive) humble pie.
Our politicians won’t mention the B-word – but Brexit has made Britain’s economic crisis worse 17/05/2022
Our silence over the issue is compounding the problem.
Stagflation reflects the "realities that Brexit has wrought", economist Adam Posen said.
THE former CEO of Sainsbury’s has been clear about what initially caused the cost of living crisis – telling Sky News that Brexit is to blame.
“You’re running a natural experiment in what happens when you run a trade war on yourself” - Adam Posen 27/04/2022
@AdamPosen is speaking with @lizzzburden about food prices and inflation at #EconafterBrexit
Brexit has clobbered smaller businesses 30/04/2022
It has raised prices, too.
Britain has delayed imposing its full post-Brexit import controls on goods from the European Union again, pushing it back until the end of next year, saying it did not want to add more fuel to fast-rising inflation.