Blur's Damon Albarn has told Sky News that there are people in government 'tainted by Brexit', which made the UK 'more remote' and 'diminished the value of arts and creativity'. He was speaking alongside his Blur bandmates - announcing a new album and first tour in 8 years.
Frustrated caller brands Boris Johnson a 'liar' after Brexit forced the closure his business [6 mins] 12/04/2023
As President Biden's visit to Belfast reignites Brexit talks, this defeated caller labels Boris Johnson a "liar" after he promised "frictionless trading" post-Brexit.
The managing director of a Swindon-based coach operator has spoken out after chaos at the Dover crossing led to passengers waiting several hours to get onto ferries.
'Post-Brexit reality': Dover delays were 'predictable', says travel journalist Simon Calder [3 mins] 02/04/2023
Travel expert Simon Calder told Andrew Castle the continued delays at Dover port are a result of Brexit.
'These are the consequences': Travel Editor says Brexit is to blame for massive queues at Dover [2 mins] 01/04/2023
When we voted to leave the EU we signed up to such queues and delays at the border, says The Independent's Simon Calder.
The EU has stopped UK fishermen selling oysters, scallops, clams, cockles and mussels caught in so-called "Class B" waters.
‘Is it possible to estimate the yearly extra cost to your business because of Brexit?’ ... ‘£155,000 per year’ [2 mins] 30/01/2023
Victoria Derbyshire: ‘Is it possible to estimate the yearly extra cost to your business because of Brexit?’ This chemical manufacturer: ‘£155,000 per year’
Brexit has ‘shut down’ UK farmers, the Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen tells.
In this video, our Council member, financial expert Graham Bishop, reviews the prospects for the City of London after Brexit. / He argues that the British government’s “Edinburgh reforms”, designed to help the City, are little more than pro-Brexit propaganda. They will usually make little difference and in some cases risk repeating the mistakes which led to the financial crisis of 2007-2009.
'An absolute nightmare': Jersey refugee charities fear extra Brexit costs will end aid trips [2 mins] 10/01/2023
Each year, donations from the Channel Islands make their way across Europe to help some of the most vulnerable. / But Jersey charities say that Brexit has created an "absolute nightmare" of extra costs and added paperwork.
Farmers have called for clarity over what post-Brexit support they will receive to improve the environment. / Essex farmer Tom Bradshaw, who is also deputy president of the National Farmers' Union, said the "uncertainty is crippling businesses".
Environment Secretary Therese Coffey said the British government can't force people to do specific jobs. / The exchange came as MPs were asking the environment secretary how farmers can get more labourers to work in fields to prevent food rotting in fields.
Market traders in Bath struggling due to 'astronomical' shipping costs post-Brexit [2 mins] 20/11/2022
The manager of one of Bath's best-known markets has complained that 'Brexit red tape' is making it too tough to import goods from Europe.
‘It’s a horror show’: Business consultant slams Brexit for slowing down exports to the EU [3 mins] 18/11/2022
Since Brexit, this business consultant is having to fill “93 to 102-page documents” to get products to companies in Europe, with the shipping taking up to six months.
Significant “negative impacts” of Brexit on the British fishing industry have been highlighted in a video released by the British All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Fisheries.
“Brexit, for our industry, there’s not a single positive about it” / @ChefTomKerridge describes the huge staffing shortage in the hospitality industry, telling @Peston that there are many hospitality businesses closing 2-3 days a week due to a lack of workers.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says he wants to build an economy that embraces the opportunities of Brexit. / Our Analysis Editor Ros Atkins looks at Brexit’s impact on the UK economy.
This week, Rishi Sunak talked of building 'an economy that embraces the opportunities of Brexit'. Here's 5 mins on Brexit's impact on the economy so far. [5 mins] 28/10/2022
This week, Rishi Sunak talked of building 'an economy that embraces the opportunities of Brexit'. Here's 5 mins on Brexit's impact on the economy so far.
Brexit crippled the UK economy – Liz Truss just made it worse | Economics | New Statesman [5 mins] 22/10/2022
Economist Duncan Weldon and the New Statesman’s polling expert explore how Brexit and austerity have damaged the UK economy and set the stage for Liz Truss’s “mismanagement.”
Hans Zimmer on 'cut-throat' Hollywood, Brexit 'bureaucracy' and protecting the planet [3 mins] 21/10/2022
Prolific film composer Hans Zimmer has spoken of his Brexit frustrations, the "grim" state of the world and says he fears the consequences of what's happening in Number 10 "are going to be dreadful".
In this film, senior FT writers and British businesspeople examine how Brexit hit the UK economy, the political conspiracy of silence, and why there has not yet been a convincing case for a 'Brexit dividend'.
Scottish farmers say a post-Brexit ban on exporting seed potatoes to the EU is facing them with a ‘huge financial hit’. / The UK Government’s being urged to strike a deal with Brussels to resume trade – which has also restricted business with Northern Ireland.
'I hoped we would go for a sensible version of Brexit. It’s forcing businesses to comply with two sets of regulations.' - Former Siemens CEO [2 mins] 26/07/2022
Former Siemens CEO - “I hoped we would go for a sensible version of Brexit. It’s forcing businesses to comply with two sets of regulations. It’s a double cost. What we’re learning is that our so-called sovereignty is turning out to be rather expensive.”
Inverness SNP MP Drew Hendry highlights crippling post-Brexit import costs faced by retailer Oil and Vinegar during exchange with UK Trade Minister Andrew Griffith at Westminster [3 mins] 26/07/2022
Crippling import costs faced by an Inverness retailer were raised during an exchange at Westminster. / Inverness SNP MP Drew Hendry highlighted the costs faced by Oil and Vinegar importing goods from the EU during the exchange with UK Trade Minister Andrew Griffith.