Cabinet Office minister attacks refusal to adopt a ‘laissez-faire approach’ to border controls.
Port chiefs warn £200m for upgrades is nowhere near enough and time running out to start work 16/11/2020
Infrastructure work has taken nearly a year in the past, but just six months will be available - even if the cash is there
EU thought to be preparing a ‘take-it-or-leave-it’ offer for Boris Johnson within days.
Britain's economic recovery from coronavirus will be slowed for two years by Brexit, EU forecasts 06/11/2020
Businesses will have to adjust to new trading conditions in the middle of a pandemic.
UK will face ‘significant disruption’ on 1 January even if trade deal is signed, National Audit Office warns 06/11/2020
Watchdog says government has started its preparations too late.
British overseas territory set to face disruption despite voting 95 per cent for Remain.
"Lots of requests for a step-by-step explanation of Johnson's plans to breach Protocol on Irish border. No problem." - Michael Dougan 13/09/2020
Lots of requests for a step-by-step explanation of Johnson's plans to breach Protocol on Irish border. / No problem. And by the end, you'll understand why this man is totally unfit to hold public office.
HONDA bosses are warning of ‘unprecedented’ disruption to its supply chain if Britain leaves the customs union after Brexit.
The Customs Union is the first Regional Integration milestone and critical foundation of the East African Community (EAC), which has been in force since 2005, as defined in Article 75 of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community.
In September 2018, the East African Community appointed a twelve member Committee of Experts to begin drafting a new constitution for an East African Confederation as a step towards full federation.
'The deal with the EU must include Britain remaining in the Single market and the Customs Union' - Email campaign
This guerilla email campaign is about sending out brief, succinct and hard-hitting messages at frequent intervals - every day, every week or whenever you choose - to different - but specifically targeted - individuals to convince them that the deal reached by 31st December with the EU MUST include membership of the single market and the customs union.
The U.K. government urged pharmaceutical companies to stockpile a six-week supply of medicines before the country finally leaves the European Union’s customs regime at the end of the year, in an effort to avoid shortages of drugs.
The British government has urged medicine suppliers to prepare for the country’s exit from the EU single market and customs union on Dec. 31 by building up six weeks’ worth of stocks in case of disruption to imports.
Dominic Raab ... "bemused" by the idea that leaving the customs union could increase the burden of bureaucracy [2 mins] 26/07/2018
'In 2016, Dominic Raab was "jarred" and "bemused" by the idea that leaving the customs union could increase the burden of bureaucracy, despite @SimonFraser00's clear explanations.'
Will being in a customs union with the EU impede the UK's ability to negotiate other trade agreements? - ExplainTrade [3 mins]
What will leaving without a deal with the EU mean for British goods exporters? - ExplainTrade [5 mins]
The New Irish Border Deal - ExplainTrade 24/11/2019
This article is going to try and explain lots of different things which all form part of the ‘what’s going on right now’ picture.
The British government's lack of understanding and overly political approach to post-Brexit trading arrangements in Northern Ireland has left businesses there in the dark, a Westminster committee has claimed.
Brexiters are often accused of living in the past. That is manifest in the now recurring Brexiter response to concerns about Brexit: ‘but we did perfectly well before’.
Cabinet Minister Michael Gove has defended his plans for new post-Brexit border infrastructure after Labour said the government was unprepared.
Getting ready for changes - Communication on readiness at the end of the transition period between the European Union and the United Kingdom (European Commission) 09/07/2020
Even if the European Union and the United Kingdom conclude a highly ambitious partnership covering all areas agreed in the Political Declaration by the end of 2020, the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU acquis, the internal market and the Customs Union, at the end of the transition period will inevitably create barriers to trade and cross-border exchanges that do not exist today.
For some weeks the British government has been planning a “shock and awe” campaign to warn British businesses that they have less than six months to prepare for Brexit; but the EU has beaten them to it.
‘New start: let’s get going’: Brexit information campaign warns Britons of risks as full departure looms 12/07/2020
Talk of ‘opportunity’ likened to Orwell-style ‘Newspeak’ – as advice highlights perils from new travel rules, bigger phone bills and border chaos.
This real-life experience of a small West Yorkshire company, before and after the creation of the single market, provides an insight into our imminent future in the event that we leave the EU without a worthwhile trading deal.
Voters promised a Brexit boon will consider bid to keep Nissan and Toyota as ‘ridiculous’, prime minister warned.