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    Theresa May set the bar with the red lines and...

    Theresa May set the bar with the red lines and the observation she would not keep the UK in the EEA and have "immigration by the back door". Single market membership included free movement and with...
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    The DIT recommend looking at overseas holding if...

    The DIT recommend looking at overseas holding if you have a large export market. It is pretty much a recognised way of overcoming non tariff customs problems. The downside is generally cost of...
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    I stopped Excel a while back and use a free...

    I stopped Excel a while back and use a free product now. (So please check if this works)

    You can group the multiples using the "data - group" facility. Now you can expand or contract each...
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    Anyone that took seriously the May administration...

    Anyone that took seriously the May administration realised that the UK was about to leave the single market. The tax and shipping costs together with additional freight charges from customs issues...
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    Ice spike tyres work well on bikes if there is...

    Ice spike tyres work well on bikes if there is absolutely no danger of actual tarmac.

    https://riders.drivemag.com/wp-content/uploads/default/0001/30/Marc-Marquez-Ski-medium.jpg
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    I agree with you but I doubt it is an...

    I agree with you but I doubt it is an imprisonable offence.
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    Modern snow tyres will cope well enough with warm...

    Modern snow tyres will cope well enough with warm conditions. I always had them on the old Vectra in France and they were no bother (our summers are 35+ at times). What you notice is they are not...
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    Correct. Winter tyres are a softer compound like...

    Correct. Winter tyres are a softer compound like sports bike tyres. Summer tyres are harder in cold conditions. All wheel drive is good for traction but only as good as the tyres. No matter how...
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    Essentially if you buy (imported) goods in the UK...

    Essentially if you buy (imported) goods in the UK you are paying the seller for the hassle. One of my suppliers imports direct from China and has advised us of an across-the-board increase of 15% on...
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    Snow tyres are fantastic. When I lived in...

    Snow tyres are fantastic. When I lived in Luxembourg I used to run Michelin Alpin. They are quite amazing in the snow. However at €160 a pop they are a bit OTT for the UK. It is also (I agree) a...
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    The Tory party (like the republicans in the US)...

    The Tory party (like the republicans in the US) is at war with itself. Even Johnson is somewhat more responsible and thoughtful than some of the more batshit loonies on the backbenches. In order to...
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    You are keen to share yours though.

    You are keen to share yours though.
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    Unfortunately the current UK government are inept...

    Unfortunately the current UK government are inept and incompetent and want to "fuck business". Thus far they seem to have at least got part way in that desire. Most batshit crazy cults fail to do...
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    Prior to the current lockdown we were in Tier 3...

    Prior to the current lockdown we were in Tier 3 so able to at least have a bit of a drive round. One pleasant journey was to look at the big cruise ships moored up in Poole bay and off Weymouth. It...
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    Shit news Barry - sorry to hear that.

    Shit news Barry - sorry to hear that.
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    Fair enough - no one can possibly argue with good...

    Fair enough - no one can possibly argue with good beer. I used to have good results with the wheat beer kits. Don't have the time or inclination these days but I can see it returning to my life in...
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    Can you not just juice some apples then ferment...

    Can you not just juice some apples then ferment it? I used to do that when I was young and lived with my parents (they had two apple trees). Can't be arsed now but if I could there are dozens of...
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    For the UK it is primarily the financial services...

    For the UK it is primarily the financial services sector. Mrs Thatcher called them "invisible exports". In order to generate the money that leaves we sell something or another to get money to come...
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    if only we made stuff eh?

    if only we made stuff eh?
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    Even the Telegraph is starting to see the light....

    Even the Telegraph is starting to see the light.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/brussels-warns-uk-over-light-171324670.html
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    I do but you lie about the facts so we go round...

    I do but you lie about the facts so we go round and round and round. There is no point to an interpersonal slagging match so I will not take part in one. Have a nice day.
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    You really need to come up with something less...

    You really need to come up with something less stupid if you are to persuade anyone of this fantasy. Two weeks after we leave the EU the Tories reinstate a banned chemical. The connection is just...
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    All going well..... ...

    All going well.....

    https://uk.yahoo.com/finance/news/car-tariff-costs-brexit-accumulation-rules-origin-expert-warning-000156741.html
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    It's hard to admit you've been conned.

    It's hard to admit you've been conned.
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    OMG that dreadful Peter Kay song.

    OMG that dreadful Peter Kay song.
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