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 warning comes in the NAO’s latest report on the progress of HMRC programme to replace its existing customs system, CHIEF (Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight), with a new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). Currently CHIEF processes around 55 million customs declarations a year, with that figure predicted to rise to 255 million once […]
Leaving the EU without a deal would be “absolutely dreadful” for truck makers and buyers alike, making new vehicle acquisition prohibitively expensive, according to manufacturers.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.
The cabotage rights of EU hauliers in the UK could be suspended if the EU does not agree to allow UK hauliers continued access to Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK government has warned.