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British growers and sellers fear government measures starting on 30 April could result in delays and plants being damaged.
Bloc plans to bulk-buy key drugs for all 27 countries, potentially leaving Britain ‘behind in the queue’. / “Europe is securing access to key drugs and vaccines as a single region, with huge influence and buying power. As a result of Brexit the UK is now isolated from this system, so our drug supplies could be at risk in the future,” said Dr Andrew Hill, an expert on the pharmaceutical trade.
The United Kingdom (UK) withdrew from the European Union (EU) on January 31, 2020, and completed the transition period on December 31, 2020, officially leaving the EU and becoming a third country. This event, known as Brexit, has had significant implications for the UK’s economy, including the automotive industry.
Patients put at risk as crisis hits supplies of vital antibiotics, HRT and anti-depressants. / Vital antibiotics, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs are among those in desperately short supply this winter – with the NHS forced to pay over the odds to get drugs into Britain.
Britain’s looming departure from the European Union has sparked a rush to bring goods into the country before Jan. 1, pushing up delivery prices and generating queues at borders.
The threat of a no-deal Brexit is causing staff at several universities in the UK to stockpile scientific equipment, including protective gloves and fly food, New Scientist has learned.
The shortage of medicines is set to only get worse in Ireland because stockpiles created to lessen the impact of Brexit are running out, the chair of Medicines for Ireland has warned.
Exporters forced to fill in 48 million customs declarations and 140,000 health certificates over eight-month period.
Trade disruption could return if British holidaymakers head for European summer breaks, the head of the country’s biggest port said, calling on the government to urgently reconsider funding to redevelop Dover to prevent long-term damage.
Government figures showing a bounceback in February rightly come with a health warning.
The specialist maker of mounts, connectivity and audio products has built up its UK stock to more than 100,000 items, foreseeing customs clearance delays which stretched as long as six weeks.
Two weeks into Brexit, problems are mounting and recriminations are flying in all directions. The reality of Brexit is proving every bit as toxic as the four-and-a-half-year slog that got us to this point.
UK assembly line at standstill as pharmaceutical company sets up in Amsterdam and plans EU expansion.
Ease of trading is key measure of success, say cross-channel businesses, not lack of lorry traffic.
"I've got around £6,000 of milk going out of date. If I can't give it to anyone, it will be dumped," wholesaler Philip de Ternant says.
FEARS have been raised over the damage which could be caused by Brexit in less than two weeks’ time, as the clock ticks down on the chance for the UK to strike a deal with the EU.
With less than a fortnight to go before the end of the transition period, lorry drivers face huge delays on their way to the border.
The chaos at ports such as Dover, Felixstowe and Southampton is heightening concerns over whether online Christmas orders will arrive in time.
Former Siemens chief Juergen Maier says disruption will last at least six months even if trade deal is reached
Britons who fear disruption and decline tell Adam Forrest how they’ve been getting ready.
Leaving the EU single market and customs union will bring new friction and red tape for food importers
Delays at ports getting worse after surge in demand for shipping as economy recovers and firms seek to build stockpiles.