Travel expert appeared on ITV show Lorraine to reveal border officials could snatch cheese or ham sandwiches at airports.
The British seasonnaire – a fixture of the European holiday scene from the mountains to the seas – is under threat. And it’s more than just a tragedy for perky young Brits looking to combine a lengthy holiday with a bit of paid work. It’s battering British firms which used to rely on UK staff to provide a home away from home for their guests.
“Embarrassing” dearth of applicants to part of flagship UK scheme aimed at prestigious prize-winners. / A fast-track visa route for prize-winning researchers has attracted just three applicants since it launched two years ago, Research Professional News has learned.
UK expatriates have expressed regret at no longer being able to live in their houses in Europe after failing to obtain residency visas. None more so than those who voted for Brexit.
Touring musicians coming to Scotland are still struggling with "massively damaging" visa issues in the wake of Brexit, Labour's shadow culture secretary has claimed.
‘I made a huge mistake’: Brexit-voting Briton can’t get visa to live in his £43,000 Italian home 07/08/2023
A 35-year-old graphic designer from Bristol told i he wishes he could ‘turn back time and vote Remain’.
‘I voted for Brexit and was told it wouldn’t affect expats – now I can’t live in my £13,000 Italian house’ 28/07/2023
Greg Walter, from Winchester, says he feels betrayed as he and his partner are struggling to get visas to live in Italy. / A British couple in their sixties have bought a bargain €15,000 (£13,000) three-bedroom house in Italy for their retirement – but they cannot get a visa to live in it because of post-Brexit travel rules.
Date that Brits will need to pay £6 visa fee to enter EU countries under post-Brexit travel rules revealed 25/07/2023
British tourists to European Union will need to get specific approval to travel for their holidays from next year. / New rules for the bloc mean foreigners will need more than just a passport to get into the continent. Tourists will need to apply to "Etias" from 2024 - a new system that authorises travel for countries that are visa-exempt, which includes the UK.
Brexit is going so well, the government now wants to undo some of its hardline policies. The Home Office is reportedly putting the groundwork in place to allow thousands of young workers from the EU and Switzerland to fill job vacancies in the UK.
Brexit ETIAS: Date UK holidaymakers must pay visa fee to enter countries including Italy & Spain 22/07/2023
The travel permit is designed to keep track of visitors who don’t need a visa to enter the Schengen Zone but also do not have freedom of movement around Europe - soon to include Brits.
Bricklayers and other construction jobs added to list alongside care workers and engineers.
MAC has warned replacing freedom of movement with a points-based immigration system after Brexit could cut economic growth.
There has been an “untold increase” in the number of wealthy Brits paying for golden visas and citizenships in Europe.
"Re-join the single market to undo Brexit damage" says Plaid Cymru Leader Rhun ap Iorwerth 23/06/2023
Wales and the rest of the UK should re-join the single market to undo the economic damage caused by Brexit, Plaid Cymru has said.
Post-Brexit passport checks putting off EU schools from visiting UK, harming British businesses 19/06/2023
The chief executive of the UK trade association that represents inbound tourism said revenue from foreign school trips has ‘drastically reduced’ post-Brexit.
The Mushroom Growers Association said farms in the north have been left in “a desperate situation which is not of their making”.
Rishi Sunak is facing fresh demands to improve the UK’s Brexit deal with the EU.
Could take ‘decades’ to shift away from reliance on overseas staff, say food sector leaders attending Downing Street summit.
It may have been over three years since the UK formally left the European Union but UK brands and retailers continue to face a slew of challenges in navigating post-Brexit trade. Drapers identifies the persistent pain points and how they are being managed.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the governmment to ease post-Brexit visa rules, which he warns are putting off too many young Europeans from visiting, and working in, the UK capital.
UK lawmakers have urged EU and UK officials to gradually rebuild relations following a period of “tension and mistrust”, putting visa access for musicians and speedy UK access to the Horizon Europe research programme at the top of a list of policy fixes.
The UK government needs to change post-Brexit visa rules in order to help firms overcome worsening labour shortages, UK lawmakers have said in a new report.
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.
London mayor Sadiq Khan is to call on the Governmment to ease post-Brexit visa rules, which he warns are putting off young Europeans from visiting and working in the capital.