Qualified support for Brexit White Paper, as trade associations issue skills warning


Leading trade associations have broadly welcomed the government’s Brexit White Paper but warned that it could amplify the nation’s skills shortage. The FTA also has raised worries about a proposed permit system for HGVs crossing borders. James Hookman, deputy chief executive, said: “The White Paper gives encouragement to those of us charged with keeping the UK’s shops, schools, businesses and manufacturers stocked with the products and raw materials they need on a day by day basis. However, the devil is […]