The UK is due to leave the EU on 31 October. The government is taking steps to help businesses to prepare for Brexit and has drawn up a list of actions logistics operators should be doing for themselves. The government is: Allocating an additional £2.1bn for no-deal Brexit preparations, doubling funding for this year (HMT total funding for Brexit is £6.3 billion). This includes £108m to support businesses to get ready; Creating a £10m Brexit Readiness Fund for trade associations […]
The future of Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory is jeopardised by high manufacturing costs and Brexit, according to owner PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares.
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 RHA is demanding clarity on how hauliers will be expected to run their businesses from January next year when full border customs checks from the EU are imposed.