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"Ever-worsening conditions in supply-chain jobs have made Britain’s shortages inevitable, and a pay rise for lorry drivers won’t end them, says the Guardian’s special correspondent Felicity Lawrence"
"Ever-worsening conditions in supply-chain jobs have made Britain’s shortages inevitable, and a pay rise for lorry drivers won’t end them, says the Guardian’s special correspondent Felicity Lawrence"
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"Although everyone hopes that Pandexit, or the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, will come soon, the economic benefits will not be unalloyed. One plausible downside scenario is that current price pressures intensify and inflation rises further, _...Read More_
"Although everyone hopes that Pandexit, or the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, will come soon, the economic benefits will not be unalloyed. One plausible downside scenario is that current price pressures intensify and inflation rises further, _...Read More_
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"Inflation in the UK in August rose at the highest rate in a decade."
"Inflation in the UK in August rose at the highest rate in a decade."
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[https://edition.cnn.com/2021/09/12/business/brexit-reality-bites-in-britain-intl-gbr-cmd/index.html](https://edition.cnn.com/2021/09/12/business/brexit-reality-bites-in-britain-intl-gbr-cmd/index.html) >"From one end of the supply chain to the other, the UK's food producers have endured a summer of trouble."
[https://edition.cnn.com/2021/09/12/business/brexit-reality-bites-in-britain-intl-gbr-cmd/index.html](https://edition.cnn.com/2021/09/12/business/brexit-reality-bites-in-britain-intl-gbr-cmd/index.html) >"From one end of the supply chain to the other, the UK's food producers have endured a summer of trouble."
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Pay in Britain has been low for a long time, and for many reasons. There is no evidence that Brexit will change _...Read More_
Pay in Britain has been low for a long time, and for many reasons. There is no evidence that Brexit will change _...Read More_
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"Customs duties rose to record £2.2bn in first six months since trade deal came into effect on 1 January"
"Customs duties rose to record £2.2bn in first six months since trade deal came into effect on 1 January"
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“Millions of vegetables thrown away as labour shortages hit farmers..Both Brexit and the pandemic have accelerated existing pressures on labour availability”
“Millions of vegetables thrown away as labour shortages hit farmers..Both Brexit and the pandemic have accelerated existing pressures on labour availability”
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"Boris Johnson wants an indefinite pause on his treaty obligations, but awkward facts of geography and economics will not change"
"Boris Johnson wants an indefinite pause on his treaty obligations, but awkward facts of geography and economics will not change"
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>"The long read: The year 2020 exposed the risks and weaknesses of the market-driven global system like never before. It’s hard to avoid the sense that a turning point has been reached"
>"The long read: The year 2020 exposed the risks and weaknesses of the market-driven global system like never before. It’s hard to avoid the sense that a turning point has been reached"
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"The combination of Brexit, Covid, and an immigration policy that favours skilled (in practice higher paid) workers has created severe shortages of workers..."
"The combination of Brexit, Covid, and an immigration policy that favours skilled (in practice higher paid) workers has created severe shortages of workers..."
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"The emotional three-word catchphrase ‘get Brexit done’ has been replaced by a new one: ‘supply chain issues’"
"The emotional three-word catchphrase ‘get Brexit done’ has been replaced by a new one: ‘supply chain issues’"
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>"If you don’t care about workers, a vicious downward cycle works – as long as you can get them. Then one day, you can’t, says Guardian _...Read More_
>"If you don’t care about workers, a vicious downward cycle works – as long as you can get them. Then one day, you can’t, says Guardian _...Read More_
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"Retail data shows 0.4% month-on-month increase in August, with 0.6% rise in non-food"
"Retail data shows 0.4% month-on-month increase in August, with 0.6% rise in non-food"
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>"Our dysfunctional labour market was reliant on a pool of exploitable workers, says the Guardian columnist John Harris"
>"Our dysfunctional labour market was reliant on a pool of exploitable workers, says the Guardian columnist John Harris"
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"The effects of Brexit and migration on pay are negligible compared with the effects of deregulation and the global financial crash."
"The effects of Brexit and migration on pay are negligible compared with the effects of deregulation and the global financial crash."