Brexit

21 January 2020

The bill now includes mentions of soil quality and livestock traceability

6 January 2020

On Monday 30th December, Chancellor Sajid Javid confirmed that the level of funding for direct payments to farmers will remain the same as the 2019 payment, with supplementary funding for Pillar 2 payments as well. The most recent announcements only confirms the 2020 payment level. However, the government have again reiterated their funding pledge that the current annual budget available to farmers will remain the same for every year of this parliament. Beyond 2020, direct payments are set to reduce in year 1 and the implementation of the new Environmental Land Management Scheme will begin to take shape. More clarity around this will be forthcoming as the Agricultural Bill returns to parliament.

29 November 2019

Trade disruptions dampen global growth, affecting UK consumer confidence

1 November 2019

As the uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues, we attempt to clarify what the Prime Minister’s new deal is and what businesses should do now.

7 October 2019

The USA is planning to impose countermeasures of almost $7.5bn on a range of EU products, with dozens of products facing additional tariffs of 25% What does this mean for UK exports?

4 October 2019

If the UK leaves the EU in a ‘no-deal’ scenario, it will no longer be able to enjoy the benefits of trade agreements the EU has with other countries. In this article, we look at the progress that has been made in rolling over these deals and what it means for agri-food trade.

8 October 2019

No-deal Brexit summary for the potato industry - advice on tariffs, useful tools and information

9 January 2020

No-deal Brexit summary for the dairy industry - advice on tariffs, useful tools and information

10 September 2019

We look at some key indicators to gauge the UK’s economic performance, what this means for consumers and the outlook for the months ahead, especially given the backdrop of Brexit uncertainty.

6 August 2019

A No Deal Brexit will have a substantial impact on beef and sheepmeat trade, whilst the impact of a Brexit Deal is likely to be relatively minor.

19 July 2019

When assessing the effect of a No Deal Brexit on UK beef and sheepmeat trade, the change in tariffs and TRQs need to be a key consideration.