Ian Guider: There’ll be no winners as soon as Brexit bites

The 11th-hour signing of a deal will do little to buffer businesses and consumers here and in Britain, while Europe will lose a key ally as it struggles to recover from the pandemic

3rd January, 2021
Ian Guider: There’ll be no winners as soon as Brexit bites
Theresa May: failed to secure passage of Brexit deal while in office Picture:Getty

A year ago this week, Brexit became a legal reality as Britain formally left the European Union. This weekend, following the last-minute Christmas Eve agreement with the EU, it became a practical reality.

The queues at Dover may not have emerged. The prospect of swingeing tariffs on goods has gone away. Airlines continue to fly between Britain and the continent. But make no mistake: the cold hard reality of Brexit is about to hit Britain,...

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