The government has advised logistics businesses and users of logistics to consider alternative modes of transport to road haulage in the event of a no-deal Brexit. In guidance published by the DfT, the government admitted that there is likely to be new requirements at borders with the EU if the UK leaves without a deal. The DfT also advised that it would be possible that the EU would require checks at EU ports that could create delays and also affect […]
The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June).
The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned.
The DfT is running out of time to put in place additional ferry capacity ahead of the Brexit deadline of 31 October and is ill prepared for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, the Public Accounts Committee has warned.