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It looks like the UK and EU are on the cusp of agreeing a new deal on the Northern Ireland Protocol. / We often hear about how any such agreement will need to satisfy the DUP's seven tests if it is to get Stormont's largest unionist party to agree to return to power sharing. ... That's the political stance from the DUP - but what do businesses say?
'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.
‘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.
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'.
'Leaving the EU has made leaving the UK much more difficult. We asked to be treated like this Ian - we said we want to be third-country nationals, we want to have all of that bureaucracy.' [2 mins] 23/07/2022
Dover port boss blames Brexit for delays as he explains passport 'checks and stamps' [6 mins] 23/07/2022
Port of Dover boss Doug Bannister has told LBC that it's "absolutely true" that Brexit is ultimately to blame for the extreme delays at the port of Dover because passports require extra checks.
‘Waste of everyone’s time’: New government video sets out Brexit paperwork mountain [4 mins] 19/07/2022
Guide makes mockery of Boris Johnson’s 2020 claim that UK and EU would ‘do even more business’.
A farmer says the lack of border checks on meat coming into the UK is deeply worrying, as it could be putting the country at risk of diseases like foot and mouth.
A renowned Lancashire based orchid expert has decided to stop selling hardy orchids after getting increasingly frustrated with red tape post-Brexit.
David Frost admits his Brexit deal failed touring musicians by inflicting ‘excessive’ red tape [1 min] 17/03/2022
‘We have been too purist on this’, concedes minister who rejected EU offer – breaking promise to rescue visa free tours.
'I was an idiot': Exporter who 'bought' Brexit slams 'staggering and obscene' costs [4 mins] 09/02/2022
This exporter tells James O'Brien that "filling in commodity codes" and "getting test certificates" for his products because of Brexit has caused "staggering and obscene" costs and delays for his business.
New Brexit border checks causing queues at Dover and delays will get worse, says union [4 mins] 26/01/2022
The Unite union says the queues of lorries outside the town of Dover are a “direct consequence” of the introduction of additional border procedures at the beginning of the year.
Lorries are continuing to face tailbacks at Dover, which have been 'sparked by new Brexit checks'.
‘Brexit to blame’: Huge lorry queues at Dover as port bosses call for talks on EU checks [1 min] 21/01/2022
‘It’s entirely Brexit,’ says haulier who has been caught up in 15km queues.
Companies in the ITV Anglia region say new customs controls are causing delays and could lead to problems with supply.
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.
This is the moment a caller told LBC that Brexit represents "self-sabotage".
"Andrew, you and I know that in 2016 there weren't shortages in the supermarkets, there wasn't fuel rationing" Lord Andrew Adonis told Andrew Castle.
Business grew to the extent that the company began exporting successfully to Europe, where its products were becoming increasingly popular. That was, until Brexit.
Fruit and vegetables are being left to rot in England as Brexit deters migrants from taking up picking jobs.
Brexit has hit UK's position as a gateway to Europe for imports, say freight firms [3 mins] 06/08/2021
Brexit has damaged the UK's position as a gateway to Europe for imported goods and increased red tape.
Richard Corbett, former Labour MEP, linguist, author and fluent and well-informed speaker will explain the background to Boris Johnson's Brexit deal and discuss the fallout. There are numerous consequences of Brexit which are not receiving sufficient publicity. Leaving the EU came at a huge cost to the UK economically, culturally and in terms of our standing in the world.
A Scottish fisherman says it's "cheaper and quicker" to export his shellfish to Asia than it is to France under post-Brexit rules. / Because the UK is out of the single market, British fish exports to Europe are now subject to new customs and veterinary checks.
Five years after the Brexit referendum, many British companies now complain about higher transport costs and more bureaucracy. But the biggest problem is a labor shortage.
Boris Johnson’s vow to ‘fix’ Brexit crisis forcing musicians to abandon tours is condemned as ‘a sham’ [3 mins] 28/04/2021
Betrayed’ artists offered only clearer guidance on ‘the bureaucracy involved’ in performing in EU, The Independent learns – not a solution.