The UK is feeling the consequences of Brexit
The impact of closing the borders across the Channel at the same time as the COVID-19 pandemic is difficult to assess. But a few clues make it possible to draw up an initial assessment.
United Kingdom: foreign workers flee the country in large numbers
Due to Brexit and multiple lockdowns, hundreds of thousands of expats have left Britain in 2020.
Brexit: Can supply disruptions be avoided?
Who exports and who imports? A German economics think tank, the Ifo institute, has looked at the interdependencies between the European Union and the United Kingdom.
UK’s north-south divide will worsen outside the EU
The most recent research suggests that Brexit will further deepen Britain’s already yawning regional inequalities, especially between London and the North of England.
Brexit: How companies are preparing for a no-deal exit
Without an agreement, it will be very difficult to export cars, medicines or Welsh lamb to the continent. Companies operating in these sectors are trying to prepare as best as they can.
EU-UK: a special relationship, even after the divorce
In 2019-20, the EU remained by far the largest economic partner of the United Kingdom by all definitions: exports, imports, goods and services.
Brexit: The dream of British Conservatives is in trouble
The handful of trade deals that the British government has so far concluded with non-EU countries will not fully compensate for the loss of the European market.
Brexit: EU faces a losing dilemma
With two months to go before the end of the transition period, the Brexit negotiations between London and Brussels are stuck. Aurélien Antoine, professor of public law at the University of Saint-Etienne and director of the Brexit Observatory, deciphers what is at stake in the coming weeks.
The UK is no longer the top Erasmus destination for students
While some of the effects of Brexit are still difficult to assess, the Erasmus+ exchange programme has already suffered the consequences. However, British universities wish to maintain their participation in the European programme.