‘Singapore on steroids’: Sir Martin Sorrell lays out low-tax, low-regulation vision for Brexit Britain 13/11/2019
Britain should become a “Singapore on steroids” economy with low taxes, low regulation and a renewed focus on trade with America after Brexit, according to Sir Martin Sorrell.
One of Boris Johnson’s business ministers has insisted the prime minister was correct in arguing that businesses in Northern Ireland will not have to fill in forms to export goods to the rest of the UK after Brexit, despite this being an apparent part of the departure deal.
Boris Johnson accused of misleading parliament after saying there would be 'no checks' between Northern Ireland and Britain 23/10/2019
Prime minister directly contradicts the Brexit secretary and NI secretary over post-Brexit checks.
The government's own impact assessment of the Brexit deal confirms firms will have to pay fees, fill out forms and face border inspections when sending goods within the UK.
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.
Lack of vets needed to stamp papers likely to delay lorries travelling to Calais, MPs told.
Hopes for a last minute deal between Britain and the EU are fading and both sides are now preparing for the consequences of an unregulated Brexit, including higher customs duties, long delays and greater uncertainties.
The UK government has announced a ban on some drug exports to protect NHS patients' access to medicines.
Pharmaceutical industry leaders want a temporary ban on drugs exports to prevent the NHS being hit by shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
'Zero chance' leaving EU will make Britons better off, Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman says 25/09/2019
Krugman rejects the assertions of Brexiteers that leaving the single market and customs union will ultimately help the UK export more to the rest of the world.
13 automotive Brexit myths – busted (SMMT) 11/07/2019
UK automotive industry puts the record straight on ‘no deal’ Brexit impact, as Parliament debates the meaningful vote.
A comprehensive guide to the massive impact likely if the UK crashes out of the EU.
Can farmers send lamb to Japan after Brexit? 30/07/2019
"It is correct to say that Japan has just opened its market to UK lamb imports. But the government's own estimate of the potential worth of the agreement suggests it will be a drop in the ocean compared with current UK lamb exports to the EU."
A no-deal Brexit would limit access to the EU and entry to markets in Africa could damage profits.
10% of Enterprise Ireland exporting firms have spent €100k on Brexit preparations - survey 04/09/2019
One in every ten exporting companies who are clients of Enterprise Ireland say they have spent over €100,000 on preparing for Brexit so far, according to a new survey by the organisation.
The industry may become one of the starkest examples no-deal folly, with those dependent on EU markets facing devastation.
The humble Melton Mowbray pork pie is at the centre of an unlikely political dispute about British exports.
‘Long overdue’: Government finally hands UK firms customs numbers that will let them trade with EU after Brexit 21/08/2019
88,000 firms to be given a registration numbers but business groups warn much more needs to be done to prevent severe disruptions to trade.
Without pass, exporter’s goods could be held up at UK ports and airports after 31 October.
The NFU has said everything must to be done to avoid a no deal Brexit, and the catastrophic impact this could have on British farming.
A no-deal Brexit could cost the farming industry £850m a year in lost profits, new research seen by the BBC suggests.
Two-thirds of companies that export to the European Union have still not taken the most basic steps to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.