Media Coverage

Express blames EU Governments for Brexit impact

Germany fines and deports 3 British electricians – Merkel toughens stance after Brexit GERMANY has fined and deported three British electricians as Chancellor Angela Merkel has toughened her stance on unregistered workers after Brexit. Customs authority officials in Stuttgart acted after they inspected the men’s paperwork while they were fitting out a sports shop for…

Imports

Brexit crisis for independent garages in the UK

Delays and unexpected surcharges as a result of Brexit are causing havoc in the aftersales industry, with independent garages refusing to work on some vehicles and cars stuck in workshops across the country with problems that have rendered them off-road. In one extreme case, an engine ordered in November 2020 has been marooned at Felixstowe…

Exports

Brexit’s impact on UK chocolate makers – ‘We’ve lost our entire European trade’

Delays, paperwork and additional costs are making British chocolate scarce in Europe “We’ve lost our entire European trade,” said Aneesh Popat, the owner of The Chocolatier, which sells dark chocolate salted caramel water ganache Easter eggs and other treats out of Bedfordshire, about 80km (50 miles) north of London. “Worse than that, we’ve lost our…

Exports

One in four small export businesses have stopped selling to the EU, poll finds

Almost one in four small businesses which export goods have temporarily stopped shipping to the EU since the end of the Brexit transition period, a survey has found. Close to a third (32 per cent) have lost goods in transit, and an even greater proportion (34 per cent) have had goods held indefinitely at EU…