A hard Brexit would make a hard border “inevitable” between Northern Ireland and Ireland, MPs have warned Border checks between Ireland and Northern Ireland, and at Holyhead, Milford Haven and Fishguard, appear “inevitable”, if the government sticks to its hard Brexit plan to leave the single market and customs union, according to the Exiting the European Union Committee. The committee’s latest report welcomes the government’s commitment to no physical infrastructure at the land border between Northern Ireland and Ireland. It […]
A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget.
Online grocery retailer Ocado has said its second customer fulfilment centre in Dordon, Warwickshire, will commence operations in February next year. Equipment installation at the warehouse is almost complete and testing has been underway since May, the firm confirmed. The project “remains in line with budget”, it said. The retailer, which also announced it had secured an 18-month extension on £100m of loans from its lenders to July 2015, said it had achieved an 11% rise in gross sales year-on-year […]
Pall-Ex has said it is “saddened” by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and reiterated its warning that the forthcoming Brexit will “deeply” affect the supply chain.