Rise matched by steep fall in unemployment and rise in staff on payrolls to 29.2 million.
Survey of impact of supply chain crisis in past fortnight also finds 15% could not buy fuel.
Boris Johnson believed to have overruled ministers unwilling to compromise on post-Brexit immigration as forecourt queues mount
The number of European Union nationals who are living in the UK has fallen dramatically, figures show today.
ONS figures could be a sign that the UK is losing its overall competitiveness, say experts.
Home Office figures caused speculation that number of Europeans in UK had been underestimated.
UK food and drink exports to the European Union almost halved in the first three months of the year, compared with the same period in 2020.
Five years on from the Brexit referendum new research by jobsite Indeed has found UK employees in the lowest paid jobs have been most negatively affected by the decision to leave the EU.
Fall in imports and exports not due to ‘teething problems’ or Covid, says expert.
Measuring the Cost Brexit Six Months On 09/06/2021
The end of the transition period was merely a staging post within a process that will be long with us, says Chris Grey.
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.
Already we are seeing clear signs. Businesses are once again increasingly quoting Brexit as their major challenge. Exports to the EU are down.
China has overtaken Germany to become the UK's biggest single import market for the first time since records began.
Far from minimal disruption, the full impact of leaving the EU may take 15 years to appear.
ONLY as an independent nation can Scotland secure a fair, strong and equal recovery say the SNP after new figures revealed the impact of Brexit and the pandemic on trade.
The ONS revealed that total trade in goods with EU countries tumbled by 23.1% in the first quarter compared with three years ago.
Trade with the European Union plunged in the first quarter after the U.K. exited the customs bloc, according to data released on Tuesday.
Exports to Ireland worst affected, official figures show.
Businesses in Cumbria’s hospitality sector fear a perfect storm of Brexit and coronavirus mean they face losing out on potential trade when lockdown eases.
UK goods exports to Ireland fell by 13% in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same period last year.
Bounceback from January’s collapse in exports may have stalled, expert warns.
New Government figures released 6 May revealed many businesses are still overwhelmed by the impact of Brexit. Over 39% of importers reported they are still struggling with new customs duties and 38.6% were battling with increased transport costs.
As London gradually unlocks, its hospitality sector is slowly waking up. / But there’s a familiar theme evident throughout this enormous industry: thousands of Europeans who used to work here have moved on.
Lincoln-based insulation manufacturer and supplier, SuperFOIL Insulation, says it has lost a quarter of a million pounds revenue as a result of Brexit.
New Brexit checks introduced in January are continuing to restrict trade between the UK and EU, according to new figures from the Office of National Statistics.