‘They can effectively blame Covid for everything’: What coronavirus means for Brexit talks 12/05/2020
The economy cannot afford the 'double hit' of Covid-19's impact and a no-deal Brexit, Michael Russell warned. / The Scottish Government has urged the Prime Minister to extend the Brexit transition period by the maximum two years amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Hopes that political stability might lead to recovery dashed by Covid-19 crisis.
Boost to UK economy from US trade deal could be 450 times smaller than loss from no-deal Brexit, government analysis finds 03/03/2020
Official document puts likely benefits of free trade agreement with Donald Trump at below 0.2 per cent of GDP – and possibly as little as 0.02 per cent.
Admission lays bare limited benefits of ‘ambitious’ agreement with Donald Trump.
Brexit could cost the UK up to 30 times more than it will gain back from striking a Trump trade deal 02/03/2020
Brexit could cost the UK economy up to 30 times as much as the country hopes to gain back from securing a new trade deal with US President Donald Trump, official figures suggest.
Small towns in Midlands and North will suffer most from Boris Johnson’s Brexit trade deal, IFS says 26/02/2020
Small towns in the Midlands and North are among the areas likely to suffer most from the bare-bones trade deal Boris Johnson is seeking with Brussels, according to a respected economic thinktank.
How Much Has Brexit Actually Cost The UK? 31/01/2020
We looked at breakdowns by analysts and the government on the money spent so far, and the estimates on what is still to come.
UK economy starting 2020 in ‘stagnation’ and uncertainty, British Chambers of Commerce warn 02/01/2020
Economic growth shudders to a halt as manufacturing slides in last GDP update before the general election 10/12/2019
Last update before Thursday's election reveals flat growth in the UK's GDP for October and the last quarter
From the outside, nothing much has changed yet. From the inside, however, the UK has undergone a radical and at times ugly transformation. The June 2016 referendum has helped set off a chain of events that has impacted many aspects of life in the country.
The report estimated the PM's deal would be worse for the economy than continuing with the current indecision and uncertainty
Brexit deal means ‘£70bn hit to UK by 2029' 30/10/2019
Boris Johnson's Brexit deal will leave the UK £70bn worse off than if it had remained in the EU, a study by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has found.
Boris Johnson’s agreement estimated to cost 6.7% of expected GDP rise over 15 years.
The UK economy is 2.9 per cent smaller than it would be ... model also shows that the biggest victim of the Brexit vote has been business investment, while the weaker pound has failed to foster the big gains in exports that some Brexiters hoped for.
According to our study, the deal now being discussed would reduce per capita GDP by 6.4%, as opposed to 4.9%
Prime minister's proposal worse for economy than Theresa May's deal, analysis says.
Philip Hammond - Tariff free trade deals would only contribute a tiny amount to our GDP... so we must quash "this myth that third country trade deals will solve all our problems"
[Irish] Employers' group Ibec has warned economic growth next year could be more than halved if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
UK economy shrinks amid Brexit uncertainty 09/08/2019
The contraction was the first since 2012 and comes ahead of the UK's planned exit from the European Union. Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid promised the "fundamentals of the British economy are strong."
Could an independent Wales go it alone? 09/08/2019
Wales is not too poor to be an independent nation. The ex-first minister of Wales believes so anyway, though others are less sure. So, how would Wales fare economically if it had to go it alone in a post-Brexit world?
GDP shows negative growth for first time in nearly 7 years.
Home-grown problems shave 0.2 per cent off UK GDP, while euro zone economy grows by the same amount.
The drop comes despite a boost to the economy in the first quarter of the year, thanks to Brexit stockpiling.