Category: Brexit

Brexit’s next chapter: EU announces new Green Tax and VAT rules


The recent survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) reveals a concerning lack of preparedness among UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for ongoing EU regulations and tax changes. A staggering 80 per cent…

Home Office facing probe over post-Brexit EU resettlement scheme


The Home Office is under investigation over whether it has fulfilled its obligations to EU citizens in this country who are seeking settled status. The inquiry launched by the Independent Monitoring Authority (IMA),  the watchdog…

Post-Brexit row over Northern Ireland sparks trade war fear


The UK Government has announced it will introduce a new law to change the post-Brexit trade deal for Northern Ireland, known as the Northern Ireland Protocol. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss insisted the bill would be…

Recovery in exports, but uncertain outlook for post-Brexit UK, says survey


A recovery in UK exports reported in February by The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has been short-lived, according to a new survey. It comes as figures from Germany suggest post-Brexit trade between the two…

Ports consider legal action after border controls delayed again


Further delays on border controls at UK ports caused by Brexit have led to some of the country’s biggest ports threatening to sue the Government. According to the Guardian newspaper, they are considering legal action…

What impact are Brexit rules having on EU-UK trade?


Businesses have had to get to grips with many changes to trade with the EU in the post-Brexit era and a new study has suggested that new rules introduced last year have caused a “major…

Big fall in businesses exporting to EU ‘caused by Brexit red tape’


The number of UK businesses exporting goods to the EU fell 33 per cent to 18,357 in 2021, from 27,321 in 2020, data from HMRC shows. Industry experts said the fall is due to the…

Brexit: UK exports to single market fall amid “unstable” trading environment


UK exports to the European Union have fallen by almost £20 billion since leaving the single market in 2021, a major study has revealed. The figures, published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), come…

International trade: UK moves into second and final phase of accession to join CPTPP


The UK has moved into the second and final phase of accession to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), it has been announced. Membership will give British businesses unlimited access to…

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