Nissan Motor Co. gave the starkest warning yet on the future of the Japanese group’s car factories in Western Europe, with a plant in the U.K. threatened by Brexit and another in Spain suffering from a slump in demand.
Special trade arrangements will apply from 1 January whether Johnson strikes deal or not.
Small towns in Midlands and North will suffer most from Boris Johnson’s Brexit trade deal, IFS says 26/02/2020
Small towns in the Midlands and North are among the areas likely to suffer most from the bare-bones trade deal Boris Johnson is seeking with Brussels, according to a respected economic thinktank.
Household cleaning products firm McBride has confirmed its Barrow factory will shut down in the summer at a cost of 106 jobs.
Anger as API Foils, Livingston's second-oldest factory, shuts with no warning on Brexit Day 01/02/2020
The UK economy saw no growth in the final three months of 2019, as manufacturing contracted for the third quarter in a row and the service sector slowed around the time of the election.
A review of evidence about opportunities, challenges and risks to the North East economy and its key sectors with recommendations for action.
New Tory MPs have promised to transform the region, but its greatest threat will come in days, when Britain leaves the EU.
The Chancellor has warned there will be no alignment with EU regulations after Brexit - despite a pledge being made in the North East by Boris Johnson that standards would be protected.
‘Prepare for the worst’ EU officials tell business after Sajid Javid’s FT interview.
Kevin Maguire: 'Soaring food prices and job losses are the reality of Boris Johnson's Brexit' 20/01/2020
Dire warnings from British industries after Chancellor Sajid Javid admitted businesses will be hit, exposes why the Prime Minister focuses on the trivial.
The UK Chancellor said the Treasury would not lend support to manufacturers that favour EU rules.
“This represents the death knell for frictionless trade," said one business leader.
Brexit is a Tory invention and pro-Europeans must still fight the prospect of EU exile, writes Will Hutton.
Areas with higher probability of automation match those with greater percentage of Brexiters.
New orders fell and outlook for the year ahead remains gloomy.
Survey finds majority of factory owners have cut investment, as insolvencies hit six-year high.
Ex-Conservative cabinet ministers hint at rejecting Boris Johnson's new plan over 'hit to manufacturing' 15/10/2019
David Gauke warns of 'an unnecessarily high economic price' - while Amber Rudd highlights less 'support for the economy' than Theresa May's doomed deal.
The government is facing an unprecedented backlash from five key industries over Boris Johnson's plans for post-Brexit trading arrangements.
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.
Britain’s biggest carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover, will halt production at its British factories for a week in November, its boss said on Thursday, joining BMW and Toyota in plans to help mitigate any immediate disruption from a no-deal Brexit.
No deal Brexit: issues, impact, implications 03/09/2019
The report shows that no deal will not “get Brexit done” rather, it will usher in a period of prolonged uncertainty for citizens, workers and businesses, which is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, our new report, No deal Brexit: issues, impacts, implications, reveals.
'Creeping dread' descends on sector as Britain's exit from EU looms.