The logistics sector has suffered its biggest fall in confidence since 2015 as concerns grow about the possible impact of Brexit. According to the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index report, the sector’s confidence index has fallen from 56.7 in 2017 to 52.6 this year. This puts industry confidence close to its lowest level ever seen, according to the report’s authors. The report, from Barclays Bank, accounting advisors Moore Stephens and market analysts Analytiqa, polled more than 100 senior executives including […]
Trade associations have criticised the no deal Brexit papers published today, accusing the contingency plans of falling far short of what would be required to keep Britain trading.
Industry leaders remain divided on whether the UK should remain in the EU, just over a month before the referendum on 23 June.
Government plans requiring UK employers to conduct immediate “right to work” checks on all EU staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit are unworkable and could spell catastrophe for the logistics supply chain, according to the FTA.