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Brexit: Retailers warn they could burn goods stuck in EU

By Simon BrowningBusiness reporter Publishedduration1 day agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesUK retailers could abandon goods EU customers want to return, with some even thinking of burning them because it is cheaper than bringing them home. They say the new EU trade deal has put costly duties on returns at a time when firms are already struggling.The BBC…

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Brexit: Nissan commits to keep making cars in Sunderland

By Simon JackBusiness editorPublishedduration1 day agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionNissan’s car plant in Sunderland is the UK’s biggest and employs 6,000 people directlyJapanese car maker Nissan has told the BBC its Sunderland plant is secure for the long term as a result of the trade deal reached between the UK and the EU.It said it will…

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Brexit: ‘Most difficult week I’ve had in this job in 20 years’

By Caroline DaviesTransport correspondentPublishedduration2 days agoimage copyrightPete Whiteimage captionPete White, transport manager at Whites Transport Services, says the past week has cost him sleepOver a week on from the end of the Brexit transition period some hauliers say they have faced long delays.They fear it will get worse before it gets better. “Last week was…

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Brexit: No plans to dilute workers’ rights, minister says

Publishedduration2 days agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesBusiness Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has denied reports that his department is planning to dilute UK workers’ rights.It comes after the Financial Times said some protections brought in under EU law – such as the 48-hour limit on the working week – could be scrapped.New rules on rest breaks and changes to…

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Brexit: Ministers accused of fishing compensation U-turn

By Kate WhannelPolitical reporter, BBC NewsPublishedduration15 hours agoThe government has been accused of making a “U-turn” on a pledge by the PM to compensate fishing businesses hit by post-Brexit export problems.On Wednesday Boris Johnson said he understood the “temporary frustration” of the fishing industry and promised to provide compensation. Environment Secretary George Eustice told the…

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Brexit: ‘My £50,000 shellfish lorry was delayed for 30 hours’

By Sarah DickinsBBC Wales economics correspondentPublishedduration1 day agoimage copyrightNerys Edwards image captionNerys Edwards’ family has been in the trade for generationsA Welsh shellfish wholesaler says she is worried for her future after nearly £50,000 of lobsters, prawns and crabs were delayed for more than 30 hours on a lorry to Spain.Nerys Edwards, her family and…