A leading figure in Germany’s ruling Social Democratic party (SPD) has called for far closer links between the UK and the European Union, amid rising concerns the Brexit divide is harming efforts to solve international crises, including mass migration.
Rishi Sunak faces an impossible conundrum and it’s of the Conservatives' own making. / The EU is introducing a raft of new measures to lure skilled workers from outside its borders, increasing competition with the UK for vital personnel – just as the British government commits to drastically reducing migration.
The government's Illegal Migration Act is facing a court challenge from the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) on the ground that it breaches the Windsor Framework.
The immigration minister said Brexit has ‘led to more people coming into the country legally in very large numbers. And that’s why we have to do something about that’.
The gangs running small boats into the UK have ‘never had it so good’ – and Brexit has played a large part. People smugglers claim Brexit ‘has played into their hands’.
From queues in Dover to rising food prices, Brexit has been blamed for a number of things impacting families. But it has given us Rishi Sunak's 'Brexit pub guarantee' - here we look at the good, the bad and the ugly consequences.
“Car crash!” exclaimed managing director Andrew Varga, whose Brexit progress I have been following since the referendum. News of the latest Brexit U-turn landed on him on Tuesday out of the blue. All his years of preparation for a new UK product safety mark, all his thousands of pounds wasted, all the uncountable hours and effort were rendered pointless, at a stroke.
World-renowned economist Adam Posen reveals some tough truths about Britain’s situation.
The ‘remoaner elite’, the civil service, the BBC, universities, unions, refugees: anything is blamed but Brexit itself.
Net migration in the UK hit a record high of 606,000 in 2022, almost double the level seen before the UK voted to leave the EU in 2016.
Britain sees surge in migration despite Brexit - as skilled workers from Asia and Africa plug staff shortages 22/05/2023
Figures seen by Sky News show how firms are recruiting outside Europe to secure the skills they need, with India in particular providing staff to fill key vacancies.
Grant Shapps has stressed the importance of post-Brexit controls on work visas after government sources confirmed that ministers are braced for a record increase in immigration figures this month.
Brexit Is COLLAPSING [12 mins] 17/05/2023
We were promised sunny uplands and a oven ready deal: instead we've been served extra helpings of cow excrement. As Nigel Farage admits Brexit is a disaster, car manufacturers threaten to walk and Keir Starmer calls for a renegotiation, it's time to accept reality.
Major's Foresight on Brexit [10 mins] 03/03/2023
What the former Prime Minister warned BEFORE the referendum.
Could take ‘decades’ to shift away from reliance on overseas staff, say food sector leaders attending Downing Street summit.
‘Getting Brexit done’ has led to record migration numbers. So, what now?
It has been almost two and a half years since the United Kingdom signed its post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union (EU), which was expected to have multifaceted impacts on the UK economy.
In Nigel Farage’s old stamping-ground, voters turn to a party they once scorned.
Lessons from seven lean years of Brexit 28/04/2023
Almost seven years on from the Brexit referendum, there remains uncertainty over the future UK-EU relationship. Reflecting on the lessons from the last seven years, Neil Kinnock argues there remains a clear case for the UK being an economic, political, social, scientific and cultural part of the Europe of the future.
AN ACCOUNTANCY company has launched a new business immigration visa service to help firms recruit talent from overseas. / Azets is an international outsourcing advisory group with offices and firms located across Dorset and Hampshire.
A law firm in Chester has highlighted Brexit's impact on the UK's skills shortage as a growing number of companies look to hire workers from overseas.
Britain remains on track for a record fall in living standards over the two years to the end of March 2024, despite an upward revision to growth forecasts, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said on Wednesday.
The impact of Brexit on freelancers and the UK’s creative industries has been laid bare. / In a damning new report, the government is starkly reminded that it put in place “no clear provisions…dedicated to self-employed” people from abroad, in the 2020 Brexit deal.
Swathes of the UK economy including health, warehousing and packing are being propped up by migrant workers – casting doubt on the prudence of the Conservative Party’s promise to tighten immigration policy.