Brexit

  • Scots processing sector launches new recruitment drive

    Scots processing sector launches new recruitment drive

    9th November 2021

    Faced with continued problems attracting workers – an issue exacerbated by the loss of many EU workers who have not returned to Scotland due to Covid and Brexit – the Scottish Seafood Association (SSA) has launched a campaign to attract…

  • France withdraws licence threats as talks continue

    France withdraws licence threats as talks continue

    8th November 2021

    Jersey warns of dangers of giving in France withdrew its threats to retaliate against the UK in the licensing dispute last week, as the sides continued to negotiate over whether more French licences can be granted, reports Tim Oliver. More…

  • McConalogue announces increased fisheries funding

    McConalogue announces increased fisheries funding

    18th October 2021

    Charlie McConalogue, the Irish minister for agriculture, food and the marine, has announced €157m for fisheries and fisheries-dependent coastal communities in his department’s 2022 budget. Further funding will be made available to the fisheries and agri-food sectors in 2022 through…

  • Early December target for 2022 fishing talks agreement

    Early December target for 2022 fishing talks agreement

    6th October 2021

    UK officials and ministers are aiming to reach an agreement with the EU on fishing opportunities for 2022 by 10 December, according to the NFFO. The federation says the two sides hope to avoid ‘the prolonged and torturous process’ that…

  • Brexit TCA set to cost industry ‘hundreds of millions’ by 2026

    Brexit TCA set to cost industry ‘hundreds of millions’ by 2026

    5th October 2021

    A new detailed cost/benefit analysis of the outcome of Brexit for UK fishermen has found that the industry is on track to lose hundreds of millions of pounds by 2026, unless changes are secured through international fisheries negotiations. The findings…

  • Groups join forces to highlight inshore crisis

    Groups join forces to highlight inshore crisis

    20th September 2021

    Thames demo planned this week A consortium of southern North Sea and Channel inshore fishing interests led by Greenpeace is set to mount a demonstration in the Thames this week (22 September) and deliver a declaration to the government calling…

  • £1.8m Scottish marketing funding confirmed

    £1.8m Scottish marketing funding confirmed

    5th August 2021

    Funding of £1.8m has been announced to help Scottish seafood businesses recover from the severe economic impacts of Brexit and Covid-19. The funding, managed by trade marketing body Seafood Scotland, will support seafood businesses to access new markets within the…

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