Iconic London to Paris cycle event will end current format after 20 years due to Brexit-related complications and logistical hurdles.
London-Paris ride organisers to end current format in 2024 following Brexit complications 29/07/2023
The mass participation event, run by Hotchilee, will see its 20th and final edition of its current format in 2024.
Next year’s 20th anniversary edition of London-Paris, the three-day ride that features on many cyclists’ bucket list, will be the last in the current format, with organisers blaming the decision in large part on increased costs and logistical headaches in the wake of Brexit.
The success of Paris in luring banks from London after Brexit has exceeded expectations and is increasingly reflected in France’s balance of payments, the central bank said.
The shift of banking activities to Paris from London after Brexit is starting to have a measurable impact on France’s trade in financial services, and the dynamic is likely accelerate, according to the country’s central bank.
The UK used to be the obvious point of entry for art and antiquities coming into Europe. But then we ostracised ourselves.
Barclays PLC is planning to hire 200 new traders in Paris in a fresh blow to the Square Mile in the wake of Brexit.
Barclays Plc expects to increase its headcount in Paris by about two thirds in the next two to three years, as the French capital increasingly becomes the main trading hub in continental Europe for global lenders after Brexit.
Trade body Make UK adds to pressure on Rishi Sunak as it calls for reset of relationships with Europe. / Business leaders say frayed relations with the EU are costing the British economy, as suppliers in the bloc grow more cautious about doing business with post-Brexit Britain.
Brexiteers promised to “take back control.” But the decision has instead delivered recession, gloom, and despair.
Hundreds of seats left empty on London-Paris Eurostar trains due to Brexit passport checks 24/01/2023
ondon trains leave Amsterdam at least 78% empty because of constraints on UK border checks. / Thousands of seats are deliberately going unsold on Eurostar trains every day as the cross-Channel train operator struggles with post-Brexit passport controls.
Paris will soon replace London as the art capital of Europe, warns art fair founder.
Brexit was always going to be a recipe for the long-term decline of London as a financial centre Any ideas that suggested otherwise were ludicrous.
UK defends new post-Brexit finance reforms 09/12/2022
Britain on Friday launched a post-Brexit plan to relax curbs on its powerhouse City sector introduced after the 2008 financial crisis, denying the reforms will bring about new instability.
A former Bank of England policymaker suggested there may not be a need for an austerity budget had it not been for Brexit.
Britain’s economy is forecast to shrink by 0.4% in 2023, more than any other in the Group of Seven richest nations, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Britain is the only G-7 member whose economy has yet to return to pre-pandemic levels.
Even after years of division and vitriol, it seems like Britain still needs to talk about Brexit. / More than six years after voting to leave the European Union, the UK is facing a prolonged recession and a deep cost-of-living crisis. Last week’s Autumn Statement heralded years of higher taxes and cuts to public spending.
Brexit is hurting the UK economy, Bank of England officials said Wednesday, even as government leaders downplay the impact of the seismic EU withdrawal.
"Around half of the fiscal hole, and the political instability that comes with that, is down to Brexit," John Springford of the Centre for European Reform.
Meanwhile former Cabinet minister George Eustice questioned the negotiating strategy that led to the Australia and New Zealand trade deals.
Brexit has "permanently damaged" the UK economy, former Bank of England policymaker Michael Saunders warned as London was deposed as Europe's biggest stock market.
An index compiled by Bloomberg showed combined market capitalisation of primary listings in Paris overtook London in US dollar terms.
LONDON has lost its crown as Europe’s largest stock market to Paris, with France closing a trillion-dollar market gap since the 2016 Brexit vote.
The French capital will become a focus for the bank as it tries to recruit dozens of fresh staff.
The Chancellor is trying to keep talent in a financial sector that is losing ground to the EU. / Of all the things the government could be doing to improve the economy right now, scrapping the cap on bankers’ bonuses seems like the most brazenly tone-deaf.