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Manufacturers say fears over red tape and political chaos are creating more uncertainty.
European firms have gone cold on doing business in UK, survey finds.
40% of UK manufacturers have looked to domesticate supply lines, while many EU firms are complacent about trading with British companies, Make UK says.
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.
Frog Bikes reported losses of over £500,000 in 2022. / British children’s bike manufacturer Frog Bikes has said mounting Brexit costs drove it into the red last year.
Almost half of food and drink manufacturers in the UK claim their competitiveness with the EU has fallen in the past year, The Grocer can reveal.
Brompton Bikes' CEO Will Butler-Adams has addressed the issues facing brands in the industry, and points to enduring problems from Brexit, rising energy bills, the pandemic and the cost-of-living crisis for contributing to a challenging time for the folding bicycle manufacturer.
The UK is struggling to build a battery industry—and its new isolation isn't helping.
The unsurprising collapse of Britishvolt, and the total lack of strategy or investment in batteries, will be the final nail in the coffin for the car industry.
The consequences of ending the free movement of people between Britain and the EU are becoming painfully clear.
The London-based wall-mounted bike storage manufacturer attracted 50% of its business from the EU pre-Brexit and has been left with a £100,000 hole in revenues. /
The UK Trade and Business Commission is gathering evidence to understand the main challenges facing businesses, organisations and economic sectors to establish which policies and trading arrangements will help overcome the economic and trading barriers facing the UK today.
The OBR forecast that Brexit would cost the UK economy 4% of GDP now looks ridiculously optimistic as the damage mounts.
Like many other companies, however, XY Automation found itself having to deal with a roadblock of its own: Brexit.
The region’s largest business group has called on Government to help firms trade more freely with overseas markets after research highlighted the Brexit trade deal is not delivering for them.
Supply-chain pain caused by the UK’s split from the European Union still lingers for British manufacturers and retailers trying trade with the rest of Europe and beyond.
Political chaos since Brexit is to blame, say manufacturers.
New research conducted by the British Chambers of Commerce has found that British businesses are being hampered in their trade with the EU because of the current Brexit deal but it finds that some changes and a few "side deals" could solve some key problems.
Businesses have cited Brexit after the UK recorded its worst month in over two and a half years.
Last year, UK car production hit its lowest level since 1956 because of skills shortages and supply chain issues.
UK car makers have been 'unable to meet the requirements' of the Metropolitan Police protection service
UK carmakers ‘unable to meet the requirements’ of the Metropolitan Police protection service.
Goods worth nearly £3.5 billion are awaiting completion in Scottish manufacturers’ warehouses as key parts, ingredients and materials are delayed because of supply-chain issues fuelled by the pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and Brexit, a survey has found.
UK companies have seen their new orders decline at the fastest pace for nearly two years this month, with manufacturing recording the steepest fall in export sales since May 2020 as firms experienced Brexit-related constraints, a survey shows.
'The Covid veil, now almost completely lifted, has revealed the challenges still faced by exporters struggling with customs and paperwork challenges and other Brexit constraints putting off overseas customers'