The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided. In a paper on future customs arrangements, the government says the UK “must avoid a return to a hard border, and trade and everyday movements across the land border must be protected”. Avoiding a new customs border, it adds, is […]
UK commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturing decreased by 1.9% in November, with 8,605 units rolling off production lines, according to figures published this week by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The RHA has confirmed it will be meeting with the Treasury next Friday (20 Feb) to thrash out the potential of direct funding for road haulage employers wanting to train new HGV drivers.
Flexible, frictionless trade between Northern Ireland (NI) and GB is vitally important to the continued success of its economy, according to the FTA, which has published key measures needed before Brexit concludes on 31 December.