Brexit

Britishvolt collapse shows structural weakness of UK automotive industry

In July 2022, then UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the planned gigafactory at Blyth in Northumberland would be “transformational”…

Does a larger foreign-born population affect inward investment?

A larger foreign-born population can have many significant benefits for the domestic economy, even though some still argue it puts…

UK manufacturers call for clarity on post-Brexit industrial policy

The UK manufacturing industry is unrecognisable almost three years on from the country's exit from the EU. Once known as…

What would be the economic consequences of a united Ireland?

When the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) – Northern Ireland’s peace treaty – was signed on 10 April 1998, there was…

How has Brexit impacted import and consumer costs in the UK?

The UK is not the only country in Europe – or in the Western world – to be affected by…

Is Northern Ireland living up to its post-Brexit potential?

In the run up to the June 2016 Brexit vote, the potential impact that a leave result would have on…

Just how bad is the outlook for the UK economy?

With the UK economy experiencing one of its worst periods in recent times, Investment Monitor examines just how bad things…

Why Gibraltar matters to both the UK and Spain

Gibraltar is a British overseas territory (BOT), although essentially a self-ruling jurisdiction aside from foreign policy and defence matters. For…

Why is the Australian free-trade agreement concerning for British consumers and farmers?

Following the country’s exit from the EU, the UK government has been negotiating – and approving – a series of…

What is the state of post-Brexit UK trade agreements?

Since the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, a point of contention between the UK government, farmers and the general public…