Rishi Sunak faces an impossible conundrum and it’s of the Conservatives' own making. / The EU is introducing a raft of new measures to lure skilled workers from outside its borders, increasing competition with the UK for vital personnel – just as the British government commits to drastically reducing migration.
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.
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.
Tory MP Tobias Ellwood says both his party and Labour are being dishonest over the disaster of Brexit.
From queues in Dover to rising food prices, Brexit has been blamed for a number of things impacting families. But it has given us Rishi Sunak's 'Brexit pub guarantee' - here we look at the good, the bad and the ugly consequences.
Nurses and midwives trained in India outnumbered their Filipino counterparts in the U.K. for the first time this year, as Asian workers fill vacancies in sectors from health care to agriculture seven years after Brexit triggered an exodus of EU citizens, recent figures show.
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.
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.
The Brexit fallout 13/07/2023
Brexit was unquestionably a disaster for the UK’s amusement and gaming industry, said the trade personalities that we asked. / “For our business it was a catastrophe. We lost most of our export trade almost overnight"
It’s not even about “we told you so”, it’s the Brexiters telling it themselves.
Brexit causing seasonal workforce shortage 07/07/2023
A DUP Mournes councillor has blamed Brexit for causing a Northern Ireland workforce shortage. / Newry, Mourne and Down District Council agreed a motion this week to seek extended UK working visas for EU citizens from six months to two years.
Manabu Tamaru is shorting UK bond futures on expectations the nation will continue paying a hefty inflationary price for its divorce from the European Union.
No matter how much the UK Government tries to make a virtue of Brexit, the decision to quit the European Union and so curb the freedom of people from the bloc to live and work on these shores continues to haunt one of Scotland’s most important industries.
From NHS staff shortages to export woes, the effects of the 2016 vote are still being felt.
New poll shows 79% think trade deals with Australia and New Zealand are bad. / Just over half (52%) of farmers said Britain should join the EU and 70% of thought we should at least rejoin the single European market, rising to 85% in the case of those working in the ancillary industries.
The impact on hard-pressed Scottish businesses - already reeling from covid lockdown - that has emerged as the biggest Brexit fail.
Skiworld – the UK’s largest independent ski tour operator – has pulled out of much of its operation in Austria as a result of post-Brexit red tape, City A.M. has learnt. / “Austria is a nightmare. Thirty years of building up a programme of accommodation in Austria has pretty much been completely wiped,” Diane Palumbo.
The Northern Ireland mushroom industry will disappear unless migration rules are relaxed, an industry body has warned.
As part of a week-long series on the disastrous impacts of Brexit in Scotland, the Daily Record visited fishermen in Peterhead who feel they were 'sold down the river'.
Local farms and businesses are finding it very difficult to find staff thanks to the restrictions imposed by Brexit.
Schreyer admits Brexit impact 15/06/2023
Post-Covid recruitment hindered by EU exit. / Go-Ahead Group chief executive Christian Schreyer emphasised the effect Brexit had had on the group’s operations in the UK at last week’s UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Barcelona.
North Ayrshire MP Patricia Gibson has blamed Brexit after new figures revealed the shortage of European doctors in the NHS.
A family farm that has been producing soft fruits for 75 years has said rising costs have forced it to stop growing berries. / "Many of them had come to us for years, they knew it was a good place to work," Ms Starkey said. "But with Brexit it became more difficult and they just did not feel welcome."