On June 23, 2016, 51.89% of British voters voted in favor of their country's withdrawal from the European Union.

Strongly divided, the United Kingdom then embarked on a long process of negotiations and the actual exit did not take place until January 31, 2020. An 11-month transition period then allowed companies to prepare for the post-Brexit world. .

Our reporters notably met Nigel Farage.

The one who was the face of the campaign for leaving the EU assures that the government of Boris Johnson "can and must do much better" because "Brexit does not guarantee success".

In fact, on the ground, disagreements persist on many subjects, such as fishing and especially the question of Northern Ireland.

The Northern Irish protocol concluded between London and Brussels led to the creation of an invisible border in the open Irish Sea, provoking the fury of the Unionists, who were very attached to the British crown.

The shortage of labor is felt in many sectors such as construction, catering or health.

Faced with recruitment problems, the bosses sometimes offer better salaries but pass on this increase to the prices offered to consumers.

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