Post-Brexit trade: US drops tariffs on whisky, cashmere and Stilton imports from UK

US drops tariffs on whisky, cashmere and Stilton as trade deal with Britain inches closer – two months after Liz Truss axed fees on American imports US said millions worth of tariffs on Scotch and other goods would be suspended Cashmere and cheese are also set to benefit from the American relaxation Comes a month … Read more

Bank of England chief warns the EU against ‘serious escalation’ of post-Brexit row over City firms

Bank of England chief Andrew Bailey warns the EU against ‘serious escalation’ of post-Brexit row over City firms, warning that its attempts to force them to relocate in the eurozone would be of ‘dubious legality’ Andrew Bailey faced MPs on the Treasury Committee this afternoon Europe’s top banks asked to justify why they should be … Read more

Rosamund Pike sheds light on living in Prague post-Brexit

Rosamund Pike has told how the UK ‘feels very far away suddenly’ as she navigates living in Prague in a post-Brexit climate.  The British actress, 42, explained how she moved to the Czech Republic with her partner of 10 years, mathematician and a businessman Robie Uniacke, 60, and their two sons Solo, eight, and Atom, six, while … Read more

National Theatre shelves plans for European tour due to extra costs of visas and permits post-Brexit

Luvvies’ labours lost: National Theatre shelves plans for European tour because of extra costs of visas and work permits after Brexit Actors and musicians must now apply for visas and permits to perform in the EU National Theatre said tours not financially viable due to lack of clarity and costs Union members including Julie Walters … Read more

Disagreements over ink colour on post-Brexit forms ‘hitting exports’

Disagreements over the colour of INK used on official post-Brexit paperwork are hitting exports, industry chiefs warn as they say as soon as one problem is fixed ‘another two crop up’ Post-Brexit paperwork and new checks have been blamed for slowing exports Trade chiefs said today disagreements over ink also hitting movement of goods They … Read more

French customs officials’ post-Brexit dirty tricks on British fish, DAVID JONES reveals

For four tempestuous days and nights the trawler Sam of Ladram had been scooping up cuttlefish, 20 miles off our South-West coast. By Thursday morning the storm had abated, and I watched its five crew offload the inky catch — known as ‘black gold’ in these parts — in their home port of Brixham, Devon. … Read more

Post-Brexit shoppers are paying a third more for EU goods as red tape confuses Continental retailers

Post-Brexit shoppers are paying a third more for EU goods as red tape is confusing Continental retailers amid chaos at the ports. Tens of thousands of internet buyers are checking out without realising they will be asked to stump up extra VAT and customs duties when their parcel arrives. Delivery company DPD asked one shopper … Read more

Jersey potato farmers fly in workers from Philippines post-Brexit

Jersey potato farmers fly in workers from the Philippines to stop crops rotting in the fields and plug gap left by Romanian and Polish migrants after Brexit Crops have gone to waste this year due to a shortfall in seasonal farm pickers  Usually around 98 per cent of seasonal pickers in the UK come from … Read more

‘It will only get worse’: Post-Brexit cargo freight chaos

Cargo freight from France and Germany to Britain is down 50 per cent on the same point last year amid post-Brexit turmoil at border points and ports, a London-based accountancy firm has warned. ‘The Government needs to step up now and explain how this is going to be resolved’, Alex Altmann, a partner and head … Read more

Rishi Sunak wants post-Brexit City of London financial services boom

Rishi Sunak hails chance of ‘Big Bang 2.0’ for City of London after Brexit as he hints red tape will be slashed to help forge ‘exciting’ future Rishi Sunak has hailed the prospects for a ‘Big Bang 2.0’ in the wake of Brexit The Chancellor hinted that red tape could be slashed to help the … Read more