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The economy and jobs

We are living through a moment of profound economic crisis, in part shaped by Covid – but in part the result of a hard Brexit. Livelihoods, pay and conditions are all at risk.

Change to ‘Cabotage’ rules will hurt British firms and workers. It’s the latest sign that Brexit economic nationalism isn’t working

“Higher pay, not uncontrolled immigration”? Huge shortage of nurses exposes government hypocrisy

Britain could “destroy” Irish beef farmers, said Jacob Rees-Mogg in 2018. Three years on, how is this claim working out?

Jonathan Hopkin on Britain after Brexit: a low immigration, high wage economy?

Self-harm in the name of economic nationalism? How government delays to EU import controls have left British producers exposed to unfair competition

Inadequate, immoral, flawed: Why the government’s latest policy to address HGV driver crisis will not work

What do medical devices tell us about the problems of Brexit?

Has Brexit just made our roads less safe?

The labour shortage crisis in the UK explained: what you need to know

Huge collapse in UK food and drink exports to the EU