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Brexiteers promised to “take back control.” But the decision has instead delivered recession, gloom, and despair.
Iain Overton examines the lack of consequences for the Brexiters that promised us sunny uplands.
Two years after Britain’s departure from the European Union, bosses of UK businesses are reeling from the cost of Brexit, including some who voted to cut ties with Brussels.
Brexit blues: From Wetherspoon to Next, the company bosses who loved Leave until reality hit 11/11/2022
But six years on, reality is kicking in and some of the most ardent Brexiteers - including the heads of major UK employers - are starting to change their tune.
The Foxley Hatch in Purley is to close by the end of October, one of 32 Wetherspoons pubs put up for sale across the country.
Popular breakfasts fall victim to latest supply-chain headache for Tim Martin – week after some of his pubs ran out of Heineken
Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin blames beer shortages on ‘industrial action by lorry drivers’ – not Brexit 01/09/2021
Heineken said strike action was actually cancelled – and that wider supply chain problems were the cause of the delays.
Wetherspoon's — one of the U.K.'s largest pub chains — admitted this week that they were struggling to keep some major beer brands in stock.
Brexit-backing Wetherspoon has become the latest business to be hit by supply chain issues as the pub giant faces shortages of popular beer brands.
JD Wetherspoon has become the latest victim of the supply chain crisis with bosses yesterday confirming a nationwide beer shortage due to a lack of delivery staff fuelled by Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.
Labour said the revelations "blow apart" the "myth" that UK-EU trade disruption is a temporary problem.
McDonalds joins restaurants, farmers and the meat processing industry with concerns that ‘reduced access to overseas labour would present a challenge to our business,’ reports Sian Norris.
The boss of JD Wetherspoon Tim Martin is calling for more EU workers to be allowed into the UK. The twist? He was a staunch Brexiteer.
"So Tim Martin backed Brexit and now wants the rules changing so he can get more staff, but I still can’t go and live and work visa free in the EU anymore?"
Tim Martin backs ‘reasonably liberal immigration system’ to encourage workers to relocate, despite having backed leaving single market and customs union.
It encourages customers to visit independent local pubs instead of the nearest branch of the pub chain
Pubs are reopening up and down the land and now a new app will let you find the best local boozers nearby so you never have to head to a Wetherspoons again.
Select committee says government needs contingency plans to protect consumers and businesses from impact from tariffs. / Food prices could rise sharply and farming businesses could be wiped out at the end of a Brexit transition period, a House of Commons committee has warned.
The boss of the JD Wetherspoon pub chain has used a half-year earnings report to attack the anti-Brexit “establishment” after company profits plummeted 19 per cent.