The RHA and FTA have attacked the Migration Advisory Committee’s call to favour high-skilled migrants after Brexit, warning it would amplify the skills shortage the logistics sector already faces. The report published today (18 September) advises that workers from the European Economic Area should be subject to the same visa requirements as other migrants to the UK after Brexit. It also makes the case for high-skilled migrants to be given preference in regards attaining a visa to work in the UK. […]
In a speech earlier this month London Mayor Boris Johnson singled out the drivers’ hours rules as the type of European legislation that he would like to see removed if the United Kingdom left the EU.
The FTA has welcomed the decision to extend the longer semi-trailer trial in both scope and length.
Businesses on both sides of the channel have been given certainty by the overwhelming backing from the European Parliament to the Brexit trade and customs deal, despite the UK’s exit being described as a “historic mistake”.