David Bailey examines the potential impact of new ‘rules of origin’ requirements for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) under the Brexit trade deal, arguing that tariffs on UK-EU BEV trade would be self-defeating when both the UK and the EU are trying to encourage a switch to electric vehicles in order to reach net zero.
The aftershocks of the 2016 referendum to leave the EU continue to reverberate. / The effects of Brexit are becoming increasingly clear as time goes on, and London’s restaurant industry is learning that the hard way.
The famed Le Gavroche in Mayfair became the latest victim of spiralling costs and labour shortages.
Kirsty still has seven months left on her red passport but was told it was out of date at the airport and lost her £1,000 dream TUI holiday - with no refund./ Before Brexit, Brits could travel up to and including the expiry date on their passports But EU regulations now mean a UK passport holder wanting to visit Europe needs a passport which was issued within the previous 10 years.
Kemi Badenoch is wasting everyone’s time and money with this ludicrous survey on post-Brexit trade deals 21/08/2023
The government’s gaslighting goes on in a desperate search for good news. / I must admit that I had no idea that the British government was wasting its money this way, but apparently it is now into its sixth survey of public attitudes to Free Trade Agreements (FTAs).
Le Gavroche was founded by Albert Roux and Michel Roux Snr in 1967.
‘I felt like something had died’: British expats scrambling to replace passports after Brexit 20/08/2023
Diana Kanter, 71 and from Surrey, told i she wanted a new passport after Brexit to beat queues at the airport – and to feel European again.
THE concept of Britishness has becoming increasingly fragile after Brexit and the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the prospect of the UK remaining united is “pretty poor”, according to an academic.
It's all about when your passport was issued. / A Westcountry mum and her son were left heartbroken after being told they couldn't board their plane because of a Brexit passport rule
Le Gavroche is a two Michelin-starred restaurant where Gordon Ramsay and Marco Pierre White earned their stripes. / “Brexit has put a huge spanner in the works in terms of supplies, staffing and costs.”
More people in the UK think there should be another EU referendum in the next 10 years than those who oppose it.
Travel expert appeared on ITV show Lorraine to reveal border officials could snatch cheese or ham sandwiches at airports.
Brexit supporters thought that the EU was obsessed with this country, part of our sense of exceptionalism. Not so, as Kate Moore discovers. / Travelling across Europe provides the opportunity to quiz Germans, Swedes, French, Spanish and UK nationals living or travelling abroad about their attitude to the UK and its departure from the EU.
The great Brexit regional rip-off 18/08/2023
Wales and Scotland say they are missing out on hundreds of millions in funding from not being part of the EU.
CE marking recognition extended “indefinitely” for certain products – what does the future hold for UKCA marking? 17/08/2023
On 1 August 2023, the UK Government announced an “indefinite” extension to the recognition of CE marking for certain products placed on the market in Great Britain.
Farm incomes could fall by more than a half because of post Brexit trade deals, according to a new report. / The Scottish Government have published figures revealing the impact of Free Trade Agreements the UK Government have signed with countries like Australia and New Zealand in the agricultural sector.
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.
Brexit and the red tape explosion 16/08/2023
Helmuth Porschen ponders the fate of UKCA and wonders why the government can’t persuade the rest of the world to adopt British standards.
"The accounts cite a number of risk factors to the health of the art market including the “overall strength and stability of the global economy” and Brexit." / " Increased red tape from Brexit is “adversely affecting” Sotheby’s ability to move art between the UK and Europe..."
More than a quarter support a fresh vote as soon as the end of this year.
Wealth managers seeking new bases from which to serve European clients have landed on Luxembourg, with the Grand Duchy seen as a natural successor to London.
Brexit: three in five export businesses see no positive effect of free-trade deals, government research finds 16/08/2023
The ability to sign free trade deals independently was touted as one of the main positives with Brexit, however agreements with Australia and New Zealand have been predicted to have limited economic impact.
Rishi Sunak has made stopping the small boats one of his top five priorities, but is he trying to solve a problem of their own making? / A report out from Durham University could make some awkward reading for prime minister Rishi Sunak.
Survey of exporters shows increased pessimism about benefits of post-Brexit trade deals. / British firms are increasingly pessimistic about the benefits of post-Brexit free trade deals, according to the government’s own research.
BRITISH companies are losing faith in the UK’s post-Brexit trade deals and many believe leaving the EU is hammering exports, Government research has revealed.