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Cumbria Chamber of Commerce has responded to an economic survey showing half of firms surveyed are planning to raise prices in the next three months despite cost pressures easing.
Brexiteers promised to “take back control.” But the decision has instead delivered recession, gloom, and despair.
Concerns have been raised that the economic crisis could take the edge off Carlisle’s regeneration plans as inflation and supply chain issues are driving up costs.
A new government scheme was meant to replace EU structural funds lost after Britain left. But critics say it delivers less money and will do little to bolster the Tories’ levelling up agenda.
FARM businesses in the area are being urged by rural experts to take immediate action as they could see their profits hit over the next three years.
Hundreds of companies across Cumbria have less than a month to ensure their workers are not affected by the post-Brexit immigration law changes.
Business leaders in Cumbria are calling on the Government to act to save its tourism industry which has been hit by a lack of foreign workers.
Businesses in Cumbria’s hospitality sector fear a perfect storm of Brexit and coronavirus mean they face losing out on potential trade when lockdown eases.
Businesses in Cumbria are calling on the Government to provide a support package for the aviation sector and other exporters suffering due to the economic downturn brought on by Brexit and the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Cumbrian sheep farmers are warning a no-deal Brexit would be "absolutely crippling" for the sector.
UK farmers today told William and Kate that Brexit could be "absolutely dire" for their livelihoods, with one saying voting Leave was like "turkeys voting for Christmas".