Exports of fruit from the UK to the EU, including traditional English apples and pears, have more than halved since Brexit, according to data released by HMRC.
Over 1,000 staff were redeployed to deal with the fall-out from leaving the EU. Now, the financial consequences are coming to light.
Around 2,300 tax compliance staff – nearly a tenth of that workforce – were redeployed in 2021-22.
Civil servants ‘being moved from one crisis to another’.
New staff needed to cope with the government’s controversial retained EU laws bill will cost Whitehall dearly in a financial crisis.
AN SNP MP has written to the Complaints Department of the UK Statistics Authority urging them to correct Michael Gove’s “wholly misleading” tweet about Brexit.
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Data from HMRC shows that the value of Scottish exports has fallen by more than £2.2billion in the past two years.
HMRC’s decision to delay the switch-off of customs system CHIEF was the inevitable consequence of its failure to adequately support traders in migrating to the new system.
Red tape continues to frustrate small businesses as the hunt for the sunlit uplands goes on.
Brexit is hitting the UK export market, according to data from HMRC. / The number of UK businesses exporting goods to the EU fell 33 per cent to 18,357 in 2021, from 27,321 in 2020.
HMRC's data centre migration is one of nearly 30 government IT projects that are stalling, a new report says.
The number of UK businesses exporting to the EU fell by a third in 2021, new figures revealed.
Intense traffic congestion around Dover is partly down to “Brexit scenarios”, according to the head of the British Ports Association.
TRADERS hoping to pass goods through the UK’s busiest port have been hit by further trouble after the Government's post-Brexit IT system went down.
A 23-mile stretch of the M20 is closed amid HMRC technical problems and a ferry shortage.
CHIEF is expected to be closed down on 30 September 2022 after almost three decades in operation.
Shippers are “sleepwalking” towards the changeover of the UK’s customs infrastructure and need to “wake up” rather than seek to saddle HMRC with the blame for their failings, say freight specialists.
UK trade volumes have been “suppressed” by the impact of Brexit and Covid-19 and the impact of new customs agreements on businesses is “concerning”, according to MPs.
Some lorries bringing goods from the EU to the UK have been stuck at the border for four days, as logistics bosses blamed disruption on “terrible” new Brexit red tape.
The government is being urged to quickly get a grip of teething problems with a new post-Brexit IT system that has left lorries unable to get into the UK.
Hauliers report problems with post-Brexit customs system but HMRC insists it is 'online and working as planned' 05/01/2022
Glitches in IT systems designed to manage the movement of goods from the EU to the UK are holding up shipments.
HMRC warns shoppers to be aware of post-Brexit changes before key Christmas shopping dates 25/11/2021
HMRC recommends people look at seven key areas to determine whether there will be charges on their goods.
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“Brexit is having a worse impact on Scottish exports than the pandemic has," said Mhairi Black.
A fall in Scotland’s exports shows the “catastrophic economic vandalism” of Brexit, according to the SNP.
Anyone ordering goods from the EU in 2021 has likely come in for a nasty shock to the wallet.