UK should rejoin single market as quitting EU ‘biggest piece of self-inflicted harm,’ says Sadiq Khan 29/06/2022
Britain should push to rejoin the single market because Brexit is the “biggest piece of self-inflicted harm ever done to a country,” says Sadiq Khan.
Polls show average annual gap between those who believe it was ‘wrong’ to vote to Leave compared to ‘right’ has risen to double digits for the first time. / A growing number of Britons say the UK was wrong to Brexit, according to a Standard analysis of more than 200 polls.
UK Government’s approach to Brexit causing ‘potentially irreparable damage’ to the Wales’ ports 27/06/2022
The UK Government’s approach to Brexit trade policy and negotiations protocol is causing “potentially irreparable damage” to Wales’ ports, researchers have said.
The UK will be stuck with searing inflation for years because of Brexit, according to strategists at Wall Street’s top banks.
Northern Ireland will be the UK regional economy least impacted by Brexit, partially due to the NI Protocol, new analysis has suggested.
A study by the Resolution Foundation think tank and London School of Economics details some of the outcomes of the decision to quit the EU - six years after the historic vote.
Brexit has reduced the competitiveness of the British economy, with alarming implications for productivity and wages, according to the Resolution Foundation.
EU withdrawal fuelling higher import costs and costing British workers nearly £500 a year, says Resolution Foundation.
What should we call a project that poleaxes the economy, destroys our global reputation and threatens political stability in Northern Ireland? If we had known what would come to pass, how would we have voted on it six years ago?
The economic fallout from leaving the EU is becoming all too apparent.
The introduction of new post-Brexit trading rules last year caused a "major shock" to UK-EU trade, a study claims.
Brexit has clobbered smaller businesses 30/04/2022
It has raised prices, too.
Britain has delayed imposing its full post-Brexit import controls on goods from the European Union again, pushing it back until the end of next year, saying it did not want to add more fuel to fast-rising inflation.
Extra trade barriers created by Britain's exit from the European Union and subsequent trade agreement have added 6% to the cost of food, researchers from the London School of Economics and other universities estimated on Wednesday.
Trade friction has ‘clear and robust’ impact on supermarket prices, say economists.
LSE finds one-third decline in trading relationships under Boris Johnson’s deal – which has hit small firms hardest. / Brexit red tape means the UK has “stopped selling” many products to smaller EU countries, according to alarming new evidence of the impact on trade.
Dispute over Northern Ireland protocol puts associate membership of Horizon Europe scheme in doubt.
igration has altered the size and shape of the UK labour market in recent decades, but the move to a more restrictive regime since leaving the European Union won’t drive the ‘high wage‘ economy that the prime minister has claimed it will, according to new Resolution Foundation research published today.
“The entirely avoidable Brexit crisis has had as much of an impact on UK businesses as the unforeseeable Covid-19 tragedy, and its costs are still rising."
Brexit and pandemic have cost UK businesses £250bn each but EU departure tally now rising faster than Covid disruption 25/01/2022
The political choice of Brexit has cost UK businesses as much as the unforeseeable Covid pandemic.
Michel Barnier spoke about his new book, "My Secret Brexit Diary: a glorious illusion". During the 1600 days of complex and often acrimonious Brexit negotiations, Michel Barnier kept a secret diary. He recorded his private hopes and fears, and gave a blow-by-blow account as the negotiations oscillated between consensus and disagreement, transparency and lies.
A university report has rubbished claims that the UK is ‘taking back control’ by exiting the European Union after concluding that Brexit has resulted in ‘minimum freedom for maximum hassle’.
It’s five years since Britain voted to leave the EU – so what number should really have been on the side of the Vote Leave bus? Ben Chu examines the real impact of Brexit on the UK’s economy.