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The UK government hopes to "unpick" Scottish devolution "under the cover of Brexit", according to the country’s Constitution Secretary.
THE SNP have slammed the UK Government after reports suggest ministers are preparing to relax post-Brexit plans for border checks on EU imports due to fears of food scarcity.
"Brexit is a huge issue for the industry right now,” she says. “We’ve all seen the headlines with perishable goods being held up at the border and confined to landfill."
VACANCIES tumbled by nearly 30 per cent in Scotland’s key financial services sector last year, as Brexit, Covid and the climate emergency constrained activity.
Concern has been raised by the boss of a Glasgow firm that a lack of information is preventing the kilt being hired by ex pats living in the European Union.
Brexit red tape could lead to the "demise" of small local fishing firms, warn industry leaders.
Brexit is now a reality: since the start of this year, the United Kingdom is no longer part of the European Union. In Scotland, which voted against leaving the EU in 2016, there are intense debates about when and how the Scots can re-join the continental bloc. However, Scotland could only do that by becoming an independent country, a prospect that could be closer than we think.
New figures reveal Scottish salmon farmers have seen losses plunge by £11 million as firms incur costs of hundreds of thousands of pounds a month due to Brexit “confusion”.
Bureaucracy, paperwork, delays and confusion leaves Scottish producers counting the cost.
Scotland’s engineering sector is being battered by Brexit fallout and “urgent” action is required to avoid further damage, industry leaders warned today.
Even the best-prepared companies with solid export and import experience have had to contact Scottish Engineering for advice on a raft of complex issues arising from Brexit, the industry body’s chief executive has revealed.
The internal UK checks will apply on food and animals moving from the EU.
The Scottish Government is preparing to create a new customs checkpoint in Dumfries and Galloway as a consequence of Brexit.
Scottish government buildings will be allowed to continue flying the EU flag alongside the saltire every day of the year, the SNP has said.
Brexit has caused hauliers to become "their own customs agents" due to shortages, MSPs have been told.
The SNP has described increased Brexit-related red tape as an “unmitigated disaster” with Scottish companies among hundreds that have rushed to establish operations in the EU since January 1, taking valuable jobs with them.
Brexit has hit "almost every exporter in manufacturing and engineering" in Scotland, it has been claimed.
DESPITE promises of sunny uplands, no Scottish companies which export to Europe have benefited from Brexit, according to industry chiefs.
Experts advising Nicola Sturgeon’s administration urge UK government to consider radical move.
MUSICIANS and artists need visa-free access to EU countries to enable them to tour once the coronavirus restrictions are lifted, Scotland’s Culture Secretary has argued.
Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has requested an urgent meeting with the UK Government to discuss the impact of ending EU free movement on culture and creative sectors.
The charity behind the world-renowned Fair Isle bird observatory has been forced to return to the drawing board in its attempts to rebuild the centre, which was destroyed in a devastating fire nearly two years ago.
Some food and drink companies have seen their income shrink by as much as half. / Scottish businesses are losing millions of pounds because of the soaring cost of exporting to the EU in the wake of Brexit.
Brexit restrictions have prompted UK private jet operator Air Charter Scotland to secure a European Union (EU) air operator's certificate (AOC) in Malta. The company now has two of the 10 aircraft in its fleet on the Maltese register to be able to continue flying between the 27 EU states, which is no longer possible for UK operators.
Exports of Scottish salmon fell sharply last year after being hit by the Covid pandemic, according to new figures.