City giants call for cuts to red tape and taxes

City giants call for cuts to red tape and taxes to boost Britain’s financial sector after Brexit Finance firms want it to be easier for professionals from abroad to work in the UK The cap on bankers’ bonuses could be ditched to make the Square Mile more attractive to top talent Lobbying offensive comes amid … Read more

Now Brexit red tape chaos hits Cliff Richard’s vineyard in the Algarve

Sir Cliff Richard’s Portuguese vineyard has been badly hit by Brexit, with orders to the UK being lost and delayed due to red tape border chaos. Sir Cliff owns vineyard Adega do Cantor – or Winery of the Singer – in the sun-drenched Algarve region in southern Portugal. The vineyard makes award-winning Vida and Onda … Read more

JD Sports boss says Brexit red tape is costing ‘tens of millions’

JD Sports boss says Brexit red tape is costing ‘tens of millions’ as he reveals plan to open warehouse with 1,000 jobs in EU JD Sports boss Peter Cowgill said Brexit cost the business ‘double digit millions’ He said the business now plans to open a new distribution centre inside the EU The factory, set … Read more

Brexit: Boss of English shoemakers Tricker’s says red tape will cost firm an extra £100,000 a year

Chair of the all-party parliamentary group on Fair Business Banking, Kevin Hollinrake, said the change was ‘alarming’ Mastercard has been accused of ‘opportunism’ and ‘greed’ for increasing fees for British shoppers using debit or credit cards to buy from EU-based companies five-fold.   Visa and Mastercard levy ‘interchange’ fees on behalf of banks for card payments … 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

Supermarkets demand urgent action over Brexit red tape

The UK’s supermarkets have told Government urgent intervention is needed to prevent more disruption to Northern Ireland‘s food supplies. Chief executives of Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Iceland, Co-Op and Marks & Spencer have written to Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove. Depleted shelves have been seen in several supermarkets in the early days of the new year … Read more

Marks & Spencer’s Percy Pigs are among the first victims of Brexit red tape and tariffs 

Marks & Spencer’s Percy Pigs are among the first victims of Brexit red tape and tariffs Exports of the popular Marks & Spencer’s pink sweets hit by new paperwork  Sweets are manufactured in Germany and distributed from the UK to Europe Under government’s new trade deal the system may trigger a tariff  By Daily Mail … Read more

Busta Rhymes reveals he had to ‘duct tape his stomach down’ for a music video

Busta Rhymes reveals he had to ‘duct tape his stomach down’ for a music video during candid chat with Tamron Hall about his full body transformation By Caitlyn Becker For Dailymail.com Published: 19:14 GMT, 8 January 2021 | Updated: 19:17 GMT, 8 January 2021 Rap icon Busta Rhymes has completely transformed his body with a … Read more

British companies GIVE UP on cross-Channel trade because of Brexit red tape

British companies say an avalanche of Brexit red tape is forcing them to end cross-Channel trade.  Small businesses across the UK have made the move to suspend trading in the EU amid stringent new customs regulations and administration costs.  Renee Watson, who owns The Curiosity Box, which makes science kits for children in Oxfordshire, faces a bill … Read more