The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week. The warning came in response to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report: Brexit and the future of customs, published yesterday (14 November). The report raises concerns that HMRC’s current customs system is incapable of handling a predicted five fold increase in customs declarations that Brexit will create. It […]
Extra money announced by the government earlier this week for the repair of roads hit by weather damage is welcome – as long as it is spent wisely, the FTA has warned.
‘Significant challenges’ remain if new customs declaration system is to be ready for Brexit, warns report
The government faces “significant challenges” in getting its customs declaration system up and running in time for Brexit, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
The level of financial standing standard O-licence holders will have to demonstrate is likely to increase in 2017, due to the drop in the value of the pound against the euro.