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A project manager’s disdain at chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s speech to Bloomberg's city HQ – ‘the UK will soon probably need to start offering its own nomad visa just to get people to come here,’ probably resonated with many IT contractors.
Britain’s music industry is facing a crisis brought on by the cost of living and Brexit, artists have warned, as they struggle to make ends meet in the wake of the pandemic.
Glen Matlock has said musicians have “lost their freedom of movement” to tour in Europe due to the “Brexit debacle”. / The former Sex Pistols bassist, 66, criticised the Government for failing to secure ease of access for performers within the bloc.
Protocol to the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community Relating to the Free Movement of Persons, Right of Residence and Right of Establishment (AU Free Movement Protocol) adopted in 2018.
The African Union, comprised of 55 Member States, has prioritized enhancing regional integration and development, and in 2016 decided to move towards a “borderless” Africa with seamless intracontinental migration.
The consequences of ending the free movement of people between Britain and the EU are becoming painfully clear.
We're more than a quarter of a million employees short.
The OBR forecast that Brexit would cost the UK economy 4% of GDP now looks ridiculously optimistic as the damage mounts.
System working ‘broadly as Leave advocates promised’, say think tanks’ report. / Post-Brexit immigration rules have led to a shortfall of around 330,000 workers in the UK and had helped fuel inflation, according to top economists.
‘The project is probably now unsalvageable’, says former PM’s old employer. / The Conservatives have made such a “hash” of Brexit that the project is probably “unsalvageable”, according to Boris Johnson’s favourite newspaper.
The end of free movement and the introduction of the post-Brexit migration system represents a major structural change to the UK labour market. This working paper provides a descriptive assessment of the impact on a sectoral basis.
The end of the free movement has led to a shortfall of around 330,000 workers in Britain. Most are in less-skilled sectors of the economy.
As UK public feeling shifts back to a pro-European stance, is it time to positively charge the nature of the conversation?
The numbers are currently six times what they were a decade ago - with Brexit making life for Brits abroad increasingly complicated.
If inflation stays high, will the PM be honest enough to agree with the Bank of England that leaving the EU is partly to blame?
When Boris Johnson agreed the Brexit divorce package with the EU, he promised it would unleash innovation, turning Britain into an agile “science superpower”. But rather than boost UK science and technology, Brexit has – so far – damaged it,
UK-based travel businesses are facing “significant” operational challenges organising trips to the EU following Brexit, according to the travel association ABTA.
Vacancies in sectors most reliant on EU workers not translating into higher wages.
Brexit has consequences. According to the boss of Europe’s largest exchange group, one of them is that London is no longer the region's dominant financial center. But that's not the worst of it.
The CBI has recently called for a new trade deal with the European Union and Rishi Sunak saw himself forced to rule out the Swiss option. These are just examples of how little the UK understands how the European Union and the single market work. Nicholas Sowels lists many of the erroneous assumptions Britain has made ... ignoring that the four freedoms of movement ... are not just abstractions.
Jeremy Hunt conceded there have been damaging trade barriers with the EU created by Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal.
Brexit has caused sadness far and wide, but for very many musicians who are only just beginning to emerge from the Covid-induced touring dearth, Brexit has been a disaster. A survey conducted by musicians in 2021 revealed that 34 per cent of musicians had already lost work as a result of Brexit. A violinist said, “I am professionally paralysed by Brexit.”
A Scottish border village is set to lose its GP surgery branch, citing staffing reasons for the planned closure. / “So, we are, for example, struggling to recruit in social care and nursing to a significant extent because of the fall in the size of the working age population because of Brexit and the loss of free movement of people."