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5 hours ago, Car Boot said:

The UK must NOT agree to any common principles on state aid with the EU.

 

The UK has left the failing trading bloc. We are now a sovereign nation again and this will be recognised by Brussels.

We have with Japan. 

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It seems Boris' deadline of the 15th has been extended...

 

...didn't see that one coming :?

 

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https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/oct/16/boris-johnson-tells-uk-prepare-for-a-no-deal-brexit

Johnson telling industry to be prepared for all the changes required from 1st Jan as they should have been long aware of the possibility of a no deal.

If that is to be what happens then it comes down to serial failure by the Conservative party and their leaders to act in the interests of the population.

Lets hope this is the latest demonstration of brinkmanship and that Johnson is capable of finding a face saving way out of the mess that has been years in the making.

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I work in a business that imports around a quarter of its goods for re-sale from Europe and we have been well ahead of the curve in planning for this.

The interesting thing to me is that the difference between deal or no-deal on cost prices is quite minimal in our sector due to tariffs being a small part of the overall cost but duty being more significant.

With a deal our costs on these goods will increase by 12%, with no deal it’s 14%.

If businesses haven’t started looking at this I guess they will get a bit of a shock at how much duty is applied.

I would be surprised if there are many large businesses that are not ready for whatever comes, smaller businesses are probably more of a challenge as they will need to seek external advice to understand what’s required.

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1 hour ago, Westie1889 said:

I work in a business that imports around a quarter of its goods for re-sale from Europe and we have been well ahead of the curve in planning for this.

The interesting thing to me is that the difference between deal or no-deal on cost prices is quite minimal in our sector due to tariffs being a small part of the overall cost but duty being more significant.

With a deal our costs on these goods will increase by 12%, with no deal it’s 14%.

If businesses haven’t started looking at this I guess they will get a bit of a shock at how much duty is applied.

I would be surprised if there are many large businesses that are not ready for whatever comes, smaller businesses are probably more of a challenge as they will need to seek external advice to understand what’s required.

I rang HMRC and they didn't know. I looked on the website, that didn't tell me either. What I was asking was a bit specialised but I was surprised by their total lack of knowledge.

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2 hours ago, Westie1889 said:

With a deal our costs on these goods will increase by 12%, with no deal it’s 14%.

If businesses haven’t started looking at this I guess they will get a bit of a shock at how much duty is applied.

That is massive compared to staying in. If your company reduces its profits by 2%, that is a lot of money, over all the country.

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June 2016, The Consequences of Brexit first post was placed on this forum. We are now hundreds of pages into it and over 4 years later. We've had two elections in the meantime, essentially because the government could not find a way to make Brexit work. 

 

On the 1st of January this country will no longer be part of any trading block. It will be able to determine its own future. This is (according to Car Boot and other vocal Brexit supporters) what the people wanted.

 

Sadly I haven't got a clue how to make Brexit work. I therefore propose this new thread: 'This is how we make Brexit work.'

 

Feel free to take the floor vociferous pro-Brexit folks. Tell us of all the benefits we will have going forward. 

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https://unearthed.greenpeace.org/2020/10/13/chlorinated-chicken-hormone-beef-trade-deal-brexit/

"The government’s food standards agency is readying itself for a “strong push” from other countries for the UK to allow chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-injected beef into the UK, documents show, despite repeated ministerial assurances that this will not happen."

 

Obviously, farmers are over the moon.... not!

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23 minutes ago, Magilla said:

https://unearthed.greenpeace.org/2020/10/13/chlorinated-chicken-hormone-beef-trade-deal-brexit/

"The government’s food standards agency is readying itself for a “strong push” from other countries for the UK to allow chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-injected beef into the UK, documents show, despite repeated ministerial assurances that this will not happen."

 

Obviously, farmers are over the moon.... not!

That'll make a change from abscesses pus and  tuberculosis lesions in EU pork, surprising what you can get away with init.

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35 minutes ago, retep said:

That'll make a change from abscesses pus and  tuberculosis lesions in EU pork, surprising what you can get away with init.

You don't make things better by deliberately making things worse 🙄

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34 minutes ago, retep said:

That'll make a change from abscesses pus and  tuberculosis lesions in EU pork, surprising what you can get away with init.

You are of course aware that these mishaps also occurred in UK pork as it operates under the same rules as the EU for meat production. How is lowering the standards going to benefit the UK again Peter? 

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25 minutes ago, tzijlstra said:

You are of course aware that these mishaps also occurred in UK pork as it operates under the same rules as the EU for meat production. How is lowering the standards going to benefit the UK again Peter? 

Its not, it's the usual case of brextremists tactics of don't look at this, quick, look over there, see what's happening there

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