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Dairy firms trading their products with the EU are required to complete export health certificates that can cost around £200 to £300 per load.
Somerset-founded architecture practice Invisible Studio is moving its operations outside of the UK as a response to Brexit, Dezeen has learned. / "Brexit has been a catastrophe," Invisible Studio said in comments on the survey. "The barriers are obvious but it it is the cultural loss that is even greater."
Years after Britain quit the European Union, its businesses are still suffering from lower sales as red tape makes it harder to export to the 27-nation bloc.
"The pandemic, Brexit, war in Ukraine and global inflation has all resulted in the increased cost of materials and their availability."
This week I was contacted by a retired CEO of a major wine wholesaler. They, unbeknownst to me, had asked their local MP John Penrose (Weston-super-Mare, Somerset) if he thought it was acceptable that my wine business had been obliged to open a site in the EU to mitigate Brexit costs.
Environment secretary George Eustice wants to tear up a key piece of European law that environmentalists say protects cherished habitats in the UK.
Voters in Tiverton and Honiton go to the polls next week in what could prove to be one of Johnson's biggest upsets yet.
A pro EU group working to expose the impact of Brexit & hold the govt to account. We want Britain to remain close to the EU & become members again in the future.
A care firm director has blamed Brexit for difficulties he has experienced in recruiting staff.
The context is a national shortage of drivers made worse by Brexit and the unwelcoming environment for foreign nationals now fostered by government.
A Somerset cheese factory has said it is facing a staff shortage it believes is due to Brexit.
HUNDREDS of households across Somerset where recycling collections have been missed this week will have to wait until the next scheduled pick up.
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.
Businesses have been hit hard by Brexit, according to research by an affiliation on Chambers of Commerce in the region.
How has such a traditional industry as cider-making fared in the current climate? I spoke to Matilda Temperley from Burrow Hill Cider and the Somerset Cider Brandy Company.
This time I have spoken to Vicky, one of the owners of Lyonsleaf who specialise in skincare and natural beauty products and are based in the Mendip Hills in Somerset.
Brexit and Cheddar 15/02/2021
One local business that is very much at the forefront of the impact of Brexit is BJW Logistics Ltd, a small transport company in Taunton, Somerset. I spoke to Barry, the owner and director of the company.
I have been looking at how our local SMEs have been coping with the new post-Brexit trading arrangements which have come on top of the challenges posed by the Covid-19 crisis.
Data published 22 March by UK Food & Drink Federation showed exports of food & drink to the EU from the UK dropped by more than 75 per cent in January. Our Somerset business correspondent has been tracking Brexit’s impact since the start of the year. Look out for his next article to be published in the next few days.
The politician has called on the government to help struggling musicians
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