Thanks to higher costs, increased red tape and supply chain damage, we must get used to living in a country with empty shelves.
Costs finally revealed, as Northern Ireland secretary claims too much ‘doom and gloom’ around Brexit. / New post-Brexit border checks set to come into force in 2024 will cost UK companies at least £330m a year, Rishi Sunak’s government has admitted.
It appears HM Treasury has realised bringing in a measure that will so obviously lead to higher food prices is not a good idea when the country is in the grip of an inflation spiral.
Post-Brexit checks on fresh farm produce coming to the UK from the EU have been delayed again, the BBC understands. / New import controls on EU food products had been due to begin in October. There is concern that the extra checks on imported goods will push up prices and fuel inflation.
Christmas food at risk as new Brexit regulations leave businesses out in the cold – again 01/08/2023
Many businesses are unprepared for the new rules which will come into effect from October 31.
Former European trade commissioner Peter Mandelson said trying to circumnavigate Brussels was always going to backfire.
The government’s new trade strategy, the Border Target Operating Model, will bring a new round of controls on goods from the EU from 31 October 2023.
Post-Brexit border charges due to be introduced next January could impact UK consumers higher food prices and supply chain disruption, warns UK food and logistics industry bodies.
Cold Chain Federation head calls for Government rethink on Brexit controls, warning of shortages, less consumer choice and higher prices.
Post-Brexit import checks due to be introduced this autumn are predicted to cause "a shock in the system" with the price of meat and dairy seeing another spike on top of recent inflation.
The £25m port facility was built to fit government plans but stands empty while new border strategy is delayed.
The UK’s final post-Brexit border checks will cost food importers hundreds of millions of pounds under the government’s own internal estimates, adding to upward pressure on inflation.
New plans for post-Brexit border checks on goods coming into the UK will deter many EU suppliers and push up food prices, a trade body has said.
Post-Brexit border checks coming this year will drive up prices and cause shortages, Government warned 05/04/2023
Ministers have revealed details of the inspections regime which has been repeatedly delayed and is designed to avoid excessive disruption to businesses.
Intense traffic congestion around Dover is partly down to “Brexit scenarios”, according to the head of the British Ports Association.
Food body warns of ‘post-Brexit perception problem’ over recurring traffic gridlock.
Extra import controls will be ‘impossible’ for small businesses, says food industry chief.
“The whole thing is stupid and pointless," one business owner at London's Borough Market has said.
Deli meat and cheese imports 'incredibly difficult' as new Brexit rules come into force [2 mins] 04/01/2022
Shane Brennan, chief executive of the Cold Chain Federation, discusses new Brexit import rules with Sky's Ian King.
Brexit rule changes coming into force from today - and how they might affect the UK's shops 01/01/2022
New Brexit rules are coming into force today which have caused concerns over possible food shortages and increasing costs for businesses.
Small businesses can expect trade with the European Union to be “permanently damaged” from 1 January, a supply chain trade body has said.
New customs checks will make imports more expensive and slower, says Cold Chain Federation.
An Opinium poll also found that 42% of people who voted Leave in 2016 had a negative view of how it had turned out.
Some types of wine and spirits may not be available unless ministers take urgent action to fix lorry driver shortage and shipping delays, say alcohol suppliers.
‘A Convenient Scapegoat’: Empty Shelves are due to Brexit Not the Pingdemic - Here’s the Evidence 22/07/2021
With supply chain problems being blamed on workers self-isolating, Caolan Robertson reports on what business owners, managers and labourers have been telling him across the country about the consequences of Brexit.