London Zoo among names to sign petition calling on action from Rishi Sunak. / Breeding schemes for endangered animals such as rhinos and monkeys are being harmed by Brexit red tape - zoos have warned.
Brexit stopping rhinos from mating 31/01/2023
UK zoos have been warned that breeding schemes for bison, rhinos, monkeys and other endangered animals are being harmed by Brexit. Previously, about 1,400 animals a year were transferred between British aquariums or zoos and those in Europe but red tape meant that last year, the number fell to just over 200.
Bosses warned they are being prevented from transferring animals such as rhinos and giraffes due to red tape created by the UK’s departure from the EU.
Charity behind Lowestoft's Africa Alive Zoological Reserve calls for government to unlock conservation barriers caused by Brexit 31/01/2023
The charity behind a Suffolk zoo has urged the government to unlock conservation barriers that were caused by Brexit.
Brexit has been “a horrendous experience for Maltese businesses,” according to the CEO of the Malta Chamber of SMEs.
Capacity issues caused by post-Brexit border controls and a shortage of border police are forcing Eurostar to leave thousands of seats unsold every day on its high-speed trains from London to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam.
We spoke to the director of Geoffrey’s in Antibes about how the store started and the problems after Brexit. / Geoffrey’s of London, thought to have been the largest independently owned UK food shop in France, has closed, a casualty of Brexit.
British Chambers of Commerce presents government with urgent recommendations as members report struggling to sell into EU.
Kent food and drink sector faces 'crisis' caused by Brexit, Covid, energy prices, staff and cost-of-living squeeze, warns Produced in Kent 26/01/2023
"Then in 2021 we had Brexit which led to a huge increase in paperwork both for importers and exporters and the cost of additional administration. There were transport issues, hold-ups at the border and additional staff pressures, most notably in the agricultural sector with seasonal labour.
Brexit is thought to be a key reason why Britishvolt couldn't attract the private investors it needed.
Arts missing out on tens of millions from expanded EU fund, say campaigners.
Extra paperwork, border checks and additional costs for exports - Brexit has destroyed the livelihoods of countless musicians.
Eurostar has warned that Brexit formalities are threatening its business, although it is holding out hopes that a new digital immigration system will simplify the procedure in due course.
Lord Empey slams 'headlong emotional rush' into Brexit 'without any thought to the detail' 24/01/2023
Sir Reg Empey says he expects a hearing into how the NI Protocol is affecting medicine supplies on Wednesday to bring “more bad news”.
Eurostar has been forced to run trains with a large number of empty seats between London and its destinations in Europe, in order to prevent backups at border checkpoints at its stations.
Cross-Channel train operator Eurostar complained Tuesday that slower post-Brexit passport checks for travellers are forcing it to run some services almost one-third empty.
Cost of labour in Britain up by 30% since referendum, double rise in some EU countries, research finds.
Hundreds of seats left empty on London-Paris Eurostar trains due to Brexit passport checks 24/01/2023
ondon trains leave Amsterdam at least 78% empty because of constraints on UK border checks. / Thousands of seats are deliberately going unsold on Eurostar trains every day as the cross-Channel train operator struggles with post-Brexit passport controls.
Cycloc says ‘Kafkaesque’ rules have cost it £100,000 in latest tale of how EU exit is harming small firms.
The London-based wall-mounted bike storage manufacturer attracted 50% of its business from the EU pre-Brexit and has been left with a £100,000 hole in revenues. /
Ikea boss says Brexit has caused ‘chaos’ 19/01/2023
A leading Ikea executive on Thursday said Brexit had caused “chaos”, as a senior UK minister admitted in Davos that Britain’s departure from the EU had brought “significant challenges”.
‘Farcical’ - Government Slammed for Pledging Millions in ‘Levelling Up’ Funding to Tackle Dover Brexit Queues 19/01/2023
Money promised to deprived areas after Brexit is instead being used to deal with the aftershocks of leaving the EU, reports Sam Bright.
The OBR forecast that Brexit would cost the UK economy 4% of GDP now looks ridiculously optimistic as the damage mounts.
Like many other companies, however, XY Automation found itself having to deal with a roadblock of its own: Brexit.
‘The project is probably now unsalvageable’, says former PM’s old employer. / The Conservatives have made such a “hash” of Brexit that the project is probably “unsalvageable”, according to Boris Johnson’s favourite newspaper.