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A trade body representing UK baby food suppliers has said it will continue to manufacture to EU standards on arsenic residues.
Three years after Brexit, we asked designers, design entrepreneurs and representatives of British design organisations how the withdrawal from the European Union has affected the design industry.
Brexit “slammed the brake on UK investment”, SNP economy spokesperson Stewart Hosie has said. / Responding to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Spring Budget, Mr Hosie argued the UK economy was “one of the weakest” in the G7.
Three years on from Brexit and the impact to retailers and consumers has been relatively limited. However, in many ways, the most difficult bit is yet to come, says British Retail Consortium’s Andrew Opie.
'They've Completely Lied': Sunderland Question Time Audience Member Wouldn't Vote For Brexit Now 02/03/2023
A Brexit voter from Sunderland has explained to a government minister why he would not back leaving the EU now – arguing it has “been a complete mess from the beginning”.
Tomato shortage: How far is Brexit to blame? 03/03/2023
Some of the UK's biggest supermarkets are limiting sales of tomatoes and other salad items.
Stephen Flynn questioned the PM’s description of the Windsor Agreement as "special, exciting and attractive". / The SNP's Westminster leader asked why other parts of the UK were denied the same status.
Rishi Sunak quizzed over NI's 'unbelievably special' EU access comments at Prime Ministers Questions [1 min] 01/03/2023
Rishi Sunak claimed the UK offers a “very special status” to Scotland when challenged to replicate Northern Ireland’s “special” EU single market access for other home nations.
SNP leadership candidates faced off in the first of 13 hustings events to take place in the campaign on Wednesday in Cumbernauld.
Companies in Great Britain that want access to the EU single market should invest in Northern Ireland, senior Tory MP Andrea Leadsom has said. / Northern Ireland firms will continue to be part of the single market under Rishi Sunak's Brexit deal with the EU.
Sunak has let slip the truth about the single market. Brexit will never be the same again 28/02/2023
Now the rest of Britain will ask, ‘if it’s so great, why aren't we in it too?’
It’s the second year of business on Africa’s biggest trading platform – the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) - and it isn’t going to be business as usual in the continent’s single biggest trading bloc.
Downing Street has been forced to stress that Rishi Sunak’s hailing of Northern Ireland’s access to both EU and British markets should not be seen as an endorsement of single market benefits for the whole of the UK.
James O'Brien astonished at 'pro-Brexit PM' insinuating NI is 'privileged' because of ties to single market [3 mins] 28/02/2023
James O'Brien labels Rishi Sunak's speech in Belfast on Tuesday "unbelievable", after the PM said the amended EU deal put Northern Ireland in "the world's most exciting economic zone".
Rishi Sunak says Northern Ireland in 'unbelievably special position' because of access to EU single market 28/02/2023
The prime minister said his new Brexit deal puts Northern Ireland in an "unbelievably special position" because it gives it access to both the UK and European Union markets - creating "the world's most exciting economic zone".
A DEAL for Scotland to access the EU single market is “not in the least bit likely” despite the new post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland, experts have said.
Sunak: Northern Ireland in 'unbelievably special position' with access to EU and UK markets 28/02/2023
People on Twitter were quick to point out that England, Scotland and Wales also had that access before the UK voted to leave the EU - after Mr Sunak campaigned for Brexit.
PM criticised for boasting about trade benefits of new deal while denying same gains to rest of UK.
Brexit deal: Sunak says Northern Ireland in ‘unbelievably special position’ with access to both UK AND EU markets 28/02/2023
Rishi Sunak insisted that his new Brexit deal for Northern Ireland addressed the concerns of unionists despite the “small and limited” role for European Union law and its court – while giving Belfast an “unbelievably special position”.
Three years after Brexit, Scotland’s fishing and seafood industries are still snarled in costly red tape, worker shortages and disappointing catch quotas, leaders warn.
Brexit concerns need to be heard 23/02/2023
The UK’s exit from the European Union is damaging business and the difficult trading landscape post-Brexit cannot continue, argues Dan Gyves, managing director at Esska Shoes.
“The reason that we have food shortages in Britain, and that we don’t have food shortages in Spain – or anywhere else in the European Union – is because of Brexit, and also because of this disastrous Conservative government that has no interest in food production, farming or even food supply", she said in a video shared this morning.
Having been grossly misled in the referendum, Britons’ anger is mounting as the reality of our plight becomes clear.
The decision was made by the Conservative government, not by the people in the Brexit referendum, says Prof Paul Willner.