The key to net zero? UK-EU cooperation 01/03/2024
With finances tight and growth sluggish, closer alignment would bring mutual benefit.
The long-delayed new rules, coming into force on Wednesday, are part of the UK Government’s introduction of a series of checks this year.
Brexit: a ‘total disaster’ of our own making 07/02/2024
Brexit has caused a crisis for British manufacturers who export into Europe – and things could be about to get even worse...
Britons have been warned the price of imported food and drink could rise from today as new post-Brexit checks on come into force.
Aberdeen-headquartered TRAC International has said Brexit and inflation have led to heavy group losses led by its radio division.
As obvious as it is to see the decline in the number of clinical trials in the UK, the reasons behind this trend are as complicated to ascertain. Fiona Maini, Principal - Global Compliance and Strategy at Medidata Solutions, thinks the issue is multifaced with Brexit playing a part in this.
Bloc plans to bulk-buy key drugs for all 27 countries, potentially leaving Britain ‘behind in the queue’. / “Europe is securing access to key drugs and vaccines as a single region, with huge influence and buying power. As a result of Brexit the UK is now isolated from this system, so our drug supplies could be at risk in the future,” said Dr Andrew Hill, an expert on the pharmaceutical trade.
New study highlights increasing importance of French market for Irish exporters. / The Republic’s bilateral trade with France has mushroomed to a record €30 billion per annum in the wake of Brexit, according to a new report.
The United Kingdom (UK) withdrew from the European Union (EU) on January 31, 2020, and completed the transition period on December 31, 2020, officially leaving the EU and becoming a third country. This event, known as Brexit, has had significant implications for the UK’s economy, including the automotive industry.
Garages are being forced to pass on increased parts prices to customers, with Brexit and Covid a double-edged sword against a backdrop of cost-of-living rises.
Patients put at risk as crisis hits supplies of vital antibiotics, HRT and anti-depressants. / Vital antibiotics, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs are among those in desperately short supply this winter – with the NHS forced to pay over the odds to get drugs into Britain.
LEAVING the EU was not a “one-off shock” that businesses will be able to adjust to and the effects of "Brexit 2.0" are now being felt, according to a finance journalist and author.
In this Federal Trust video, Liz Webster of Save British Farming, describes the illusions that led some farmers to vote for Brexit. These illusions are now being contradicted by reality. In a volatile world membership of the European Union was and would be again the best guarantee of a secure food supply for the United Kingdom.
Has British farming reached crisis point? Farmers say Brexit & free trade deals are risking our food security 28/08/2023
Worried farmers hit out at the government, telling NationalWorld it “has no interest in protecting the agricultural industry at all”.
It’s no secret that COVID-19 and Brexit have had a lasting effect on a wealth of businesses. In particular, the manufacturing sector has been heavily impacted due to the UK’s withdrawal from the single market and the subsequent restrictions on imports and exports.
With reliance on EU products returning to pre-Brexit levels, closer supplier ties will be essential to managing uncertainty in the market, writes Pablo Cristi Worm.
'Rishi Sunak told me Brexit would be amazing - now four independent businesses in our home town are closing' 13/08/2023
Jo Foster has asked her MP, Rishi Sunak, three times for help with her businesses struggling after Brexit. She told Politics Editor Ralph Blackburn he needs to face up to reality.
It appears HM Treasury has realised bringing in a measure that will so obviously lead to higher food prices is not a good idea when the country is in the grip of an inflation spiral.
Shadow International Trade Secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds has written to Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch urging her to reach an agreement with Brussels. / Time is running out to strike a deal with Brussels over post-Brexit rules which could hamper British car exports, Labour warns today.
“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.
From October, consignments carrying some meats, dairy and fish will require vet-signed export health certificates.
The government’s new trade strategy, the Border Target Operating Model, will bring a new round of controls on goods from the EU from 31 October 2023.
The majority of English regions and Wales are seeing a downward trend in their share of manufacturing exports to the European Union (EU) suggesting a potential structural shift in the UK’s trade patterns, according to the latest analysis published by Make UK and accountancy and business advisory firm BDO.
The delay in getting the damaged trams back into service has been in part, according to a source at TfL, because of Brexit. Essential parts that are being sourced from the EU are taking longer to ship to south London because of post-Brexit customs procedures.
A report on the Inside Croydon website has confirmed that the current tram shortages being suffered on the London Tramlink network have been caused by wheel damage with repairs taking longer than they should because of supply issues due to Brexit.