The government has suspended the introduction of pre-arrival forms for EU imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit. HMRC said the six-month waiver of the Security and Safety Declarations would give companies more time to prepare for changes to EU-UK trade arrangements in the event the country leaves without a deal. It said that following a series of meetings with haulage representatives this week, it decided that the status quo would be temporarily maintained. Currently entry summary declarations are […]
The Transport Committee is calling on the freight industry to contribute to its inquiry into the potential impact of Brexit on the sector.
The prime minister needs to get a Brexit deal through parliament, as the UK is only ‘four meals away from anarchy’ in the event of no-deal, delegates at the Feeding Cities Summit were told yesterday (21 November).
As confusion continues in Westminster over the shape of the UK’s future relationship with the EU, the FTA is urging politicians to find a solution which supports businesses so that Britain can keep trading effectively with its biggest market, the EU. As the clock counts down to March 29 when the UK is set to leave the EU, James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the FTA, warns that a no deal outcome to negotiations would put business, jobs and the […]