Boris Johnson is being urged to "rapidly accelerate" negotiations with the European Union amid growing fears that the UK is heading for a severe economic shock as a result of leaving the Brexit transition period without a trade deal.
Why UK businesses are worried about Brexit
With just four months to go until the end of the Brexit transition period, UK businesses fear they are unprepared for leaving the European Union. Trade talks are still underway, and issues around food standards, border checks, and more continue to come to light. Follow along here.
BREXIT Trade talks are still underway
The UK's post-Brexit trade deal with Japan has hit a wall because Britain wants to sell Tokyo more blue cheese
The United Kingdom's negotiations with the Japanese government over a post-Brexit free trade agreement have reportedly stalled because Britain wants to sell the Asian nation more blue cheese.
The European Union fears that the UK government is deliberately stalling on Brexit trade-deal negotiations and may secretly be aiming to exit European trade arrangements without first agreeing to a new deal.
And uk businesses are sharing their brexit concerns
AS WELL AS CONCERNS WITH BORIS JOHNSON'S BREXIT BORDER PLANS
A UK-US TRADE DEAL HAS also RAISED CONCERNS ABOUT ABANDONING UK FOOD STANDARDS
Boris Johnson just gave a clear signal he plans to ditch UK food standards to secure a Trump trade deal
The United Kingdom gave its clearest sign yet that it plans to ditch its commitment to maintaining European Union food standards in order to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with President Donald Trump.
The European Union is set to tell Boris Johnson's UK government that it cannot have a free trade deal unless it agrees to continue to prohibit chlorinated chicken and other banned imports from the US.
British farmers fear Boris Johnson has 'terrifying' plans to abandon UK food standards in order to win a Brexit trade deal with Trump
Boris Johnson's refusal to rule out lifting the UK ban on chlorinated and acid-washed chicken in order to win a post-Brexit trade deal with Trump is "pretty terrifying," according to the head of Britain's farmers.
The US will 'push off' a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK until its food standards demands are met
The US will not sign a free trade deal with the UK if its farmers cannot sell meat and other agricultural goods to Britain without barriers, the Trump administration's most senior trade representative has warned.