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New analysis released today (Wednesday 15 March, 2023) by the University of Sussex’s UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO), reveals that UK businesses are struggling with increased costs, labour and skill issues and supply shortages and issues following the UK’s departure from the European Union.
The consequences of ending the free movement of people between Britain and the EU are becoming painfully clear.
A briefing by bus industry chiefs laid out the challenges for the industry after Brexit and covid.
BORDERS Buses is facing a “major” recruitment issue as fears mount that there will not be enough drivers to meet demand.
Work to relocate a motorway barrier built to reduce post-Brexit traffic disruption in Kent will cause delays for up to a year.
The Operation Brock system installed to manage expected traffic chaos in Kent after Brexit will now itself cause a year of disruption as the barrier is moved from the edge to the middle of the motorway.
A local authority has revealed that it is struggling to deliver highways construction projects because of a shortage of engineers likened to the national haulier crisis.
With inflation set to rise, alongside the cost of shopping and transport, the economic fallout will squeeze Britons’ budgets.
"Bloody EU, promoting international train travel to save the planet," Best For Britain said.
A new survey by the Incorporated Society of Musicians has revealed how the Brexit Trade Deal has been a disaster for businesses such as tour operators, instrument manufacturers and retailers as well as those involved in recording, music publishing and sale of music. One performer even said ‘the era of being a UK-based concert artist is pretty much over’.
Since the new year, the impact of Brexit has had a clear effect on every stage of the logistics process... According to new research, 50% of UK business decision makers felt that Brexit uncertainty had negatively impacted their supply chain in the last five years, with this only set to increase as the full effect of Brexit becomes clear.
New visa rules, taxes and transport restrictions are some of the hurdles British dance and theatre organisations must now overcome to tour Europe.
Officers from as far afield as Gwent in Wales, Devon and Cornwall and Yorkshire have all been moved to the county to deal with the contingency plans brought in to deal with the change in rules when travelling to EU countries.
Campaigners say direct links between capitals could significantly reduce carbon emissions.
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Declaration system may be swamped, leaving trucks stranded, with risk of price hikes and shortages.
Businesses face 400 million extra customs declarations a year at a cost up as much as £20 billion under government plans.
A post-Brexit customs centre for up to 10,000 lorries has been earmarked for a 27-acre site in Kent, in a plan the local MP says came "out of the blue".
Council given only hours’ notice of emergency purchase of 1.2m sq ft ‘Mojo’ site.
HMRC document shows firms in Great Britain will be obliged to complete three types of electronic paperwork.
Lorries will need permission from new HMRC computer system before heading for Dover.
U.K. companies exporting into the European Union will have to wait for permission from tax authorities before they can move their goods under plans being drawn up by the government.