The cost of regulatory compliance for operators that specialise in chemical distribution will continue to rise, as Brexit will not be able to offer any significant regulation changes in the sector, according to the Chemical Business Association (CBA). A survey of CBA members found that almost four-fifths (79%) did not expect the industry’s regulatory framework to change significantly as the result of Brexit. CBA’s Chief Executive, Peter Newport said that members “do not believe that Brexit will deliver any significant […]
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