THE former CEO of Sainsbury’s has been clear about what initially caused the cost of living crisis – telling Sky News that Brexit is to blame.
‘Brexit ruined my business almost overnight’: UK dealer says his income has plummeted by 60% since Britain left the EU 28/04/2022
Almost all of Steve Shovlar’s clients are based in Europe—but added taxes and red tape are putting them off.
Gemma Lee handed hefty tax bill for lifesaving 'miracle' drugs because of post-Brexit rules 13/04/2022
A terminal cancer patient has been handed a hefty tax bill for her "miracle" lifesaving drugs, because of changes to how VAT is charged post-Brexit.
The Brexit bus promised the NHS £350m a week – but it’s British workers paying the price in higher taxes 06/04/2022
As Britons, not Brussels, foot the bill, many will be asking how a Brexit bonus turned into a tax bombshell.
Greg Hands was asked why Michael Gove made the promise if it is now considered a bad move.
How Brexit is Levelling Down Luxury Brands 31/01/2022
Britain’s economic and cultural prowess is suffering due to post-Brexit tax changes, reports Sascha Lavin. / As the Government publishes a 100-page ‘benefits of Brexit’ paper today, luxury brands are calling on Boris Johnson to rethink a post-Brexit policy that is harming their international competitiveness.
Regime change at No.10 could revive one vision of the British economy. But it remains totally unrealistic.
Liz Truss faces backlash on Australia trip over plans to hike UK taxes on wine from Down Under 21/01/2022
Foreign secretary Liz Truss is facing a backlash from Australian wine producers during her trip Down Under, amid complaints that any benefits from a post-Brexit trade deal will be more than wiped out by proposed changes to UK taxes on alcohol.
Wine trade fury at Sunak tax plan that will force up prices and create ‘unworkable’ red tape 09/01/2022
Industry condemns ‘simplification’ of duty touted by Boris Johnson as key benefit of Brexit.
There are fears that the cost of carrying out extra Brexit border checks may fall on island ratepayers unless more cash is forthcoming from central Government.
For 2021, national tourist board Visit Britain has forecast that visitor numbers will be lower even than in 2020, when travel restrictions were at their highest.
Brexit is forecast to do more permanent damage to the economy than Covid. But this self-inflicted wound can be healed.
British luxury retailer Matchesfashion has been hit hard by COVID-19 and Brexit, its Companies House filings revealed.
Boris Johnson ‘hung up’ on trying to prove Brexit was good and flight tax change meaningless, government’s climate adviser says 31/10/2021
Rishi Sunak's cut to tax on internal UK flights in Wednesday's Budget was an example of the government trying to prove Brexit was a good idea, a top climate adviser has claimed.
Government slashed domestic flight taxes ‘to prove Brexit was a good idea’, says top climate adviser 31/10/2021
The decision by Rishi Sunak to cut domestic flight taxes was met with opposition by climate groups and Labour figures
The Office for Budget Responsibility suggested leaving the EU would reduce the UK's long-term GDP by around 4% - compared to 2% for the pandemic and lockdowns.
The independent Office for Budget Responsibility has calculated that the scarring effect of covid lockdowns on the UK economy is only half of what it has cost the UK to leave the European Union.
Vote a boost for reformers and reflects desire to rein in super-rich after Pandora paper revelations.
Next boss, thinktanks and unions criticise Boris Johnson, saying ‘shortages cannot be blustered away’
BREXIT and the pandemic are fuelling a surge in interest from multi-millionaires in moving to the Island – with Jersey this year set to record one of its highest numbers of new ‘high-value’ residents.
It was billed as the rebirth of British business — a chance to build a brighter commercial future, free of costly bureaucracy. But Brexit is proving far from profitable for many UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
With the gradual reopening of UK borders and their new eligibility to shop Tax Free in the EU, UK residents represent a new opportunity for European retailers. / Continental European shopping destinations will attract more international shoppers following the abolition of the Tax Free Shopping scheme in the UK
UK officials admit some markets to be subject to duties under post-Brexit deal terms - FT 10/05/2021
Companies in freeports in Britain will not get to enjoy the full benefits of the new tax-efficient zones if they are exporting to certain countries including Canada, Norway, Switzerland and Singapore, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing government officials.
Brexit… out of fashion in Somerset 04/05/2021
It would be fair to say that businesses in Somerset are now really starting to feel the effects of Brexit and our new trade deals with the EU and the rest of the world. From all the businesses I have spoken to so far the effects have ranged from bureaucratic nightmares with unnecessary paperwork and extra costs to complete shutdowns of exports.
BREXIT, Polish-British cooperation and Polish diaspora in Great Britain – interview with the Polish Ambassador to Great Britain and Northern Ireland [in Polish] 21/04/2021
On April 14, 2021, the Warsaw Institute, together with The Warsaw Institute Review quarterly, had the honor of hosting another online event – the Diplomacy Talks Series. The title of the discussion, moderated by the president of the Warsaw Institute, Tomasz Kijewski, was “BREXIT and its importance for Europe and the Polish diaspora in Great Britain and Northern Ireland”.